MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who left the scene of an accident last year was finally found guilty in Cerro Gordo County District Court and is now serving her time in jail.
Autumn Lorraine King, 28, was wanted by Mason City police after leaving the scene of an accident on August 13th, 2011. At the scene, located at North Adams and 5th St. NW, it was reported that a passerby heard a woman screaming after an incident there and an ambulance was called. That person said that the woman had been hit by a black SUV allegedly driven by Autumn King.
King was found guilty on July 25th, 2012 by jury of her peers of leaving the scene of an accident with an injury involved, a serious misdemeanor. The case had been continued at least 3 times to future court dates. She was sentenced on October 29th, 2012 and received a $315 fine and 30 days in jail by judge Gerald Magee. King owes a grand total of $10,400.32 in fees, fines, costs and restitution.
King has a long rap sheet, including multiple charges of disturbing the peace, alcohol violations, multiple theft charges, multiple charges of possession of illegal substances, lying to law enforcement (dismissed), at least one parole violation after a conviction of class D felony forgery for which she served time in prison (still owes the court $1220.69 in that case, from 2005) and a conviction for class D felony intimidation with a dangerous weapon and five counts of unauthorized use of a credit card for which she still owes the court $1,148.20 (found guilty on one count).