MASON CITY -Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs and Mason City police removed a potentially dangerous individual from the streets of Mason City Friday.
According to a report, on August 2, 2013, at about 12:43am, Cerro Gordo County Deputies and Mason City Police Officers went to 104 N Jefferson Ave in Mason City to arrest Rory Michael Buchite, 28, of Mason City. Buchite was wanted since June 21, 2013 for a warrant for violation of parole for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
During the arrest of Buchite, suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a firearm were seized. Buchite was arrested and held with no bond on his warrant. He was also charged with the following:
-Possession with intent to deliver meth, a Class C Felony
-Possession of a firearm as a convicted Felon, a Class D Felony
Buchite was held on $50,000 bond on the new charges and no bond on the warrant. Further charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing in this case.
Buchite has been in trouble with the law numerous times in the past couple of years. He was accused of burning his own house down 717 South Jersey Avenue in 2011 after he stole a generator and was trying to operate it. A woman and her two children were inside the house at the time of the fire. The house has since been demolished.