MASON CITY – Police located a stolen vehicle while on patrol and took a woman to jail, accused of felony theft.
While on routine patrol after 1:30 AM Thursday, March 19, Mason City police located a stolen vehicle at the 1200 block of North Federal Avenue. Officers investigated and located two individuals in connection with the vehicle. They determined that Betty Jo Hiveley, age 33, played a part in the vehicle’s theft and she was arrested and charged with felony second degree theft and felony third offense drug possession.
Hiveley remains jailed as she awaits a March 27 preliminary hearing. She has been previously convicted of felony possession of ingredients that lead to the manufacture of methamphetamine.