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Violent thief back in jail after violating probation twice


This news story was published on December 5, 2015.
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MASON CITY – A Mason City woman convicted of a violent crime and a theft crime here in Mason City is back behind bars after twice violating her probation.

Rachelle Lynn Clayton, age 21, pled guilty to fifth degree theft in October of 2013.

Soon thereafter, in December 14 of 2013, Clayton and another man, John Daniel Murphy, ran from police before being caught as he drove drunk through Mason City. In connection with that incident, Clayton was charged with interference with official acts, unlawful consumption, fifth degree theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. Clayton later took a plea deal and admitted her guilt to possession of drug paraphernalia and interference as the theft charge was tossed.

Clayton was ordered to serve 7 days of a 90 day jail term, with the rest suspended, for a guilty plea in September of 2014 to assault causing bodily injury. She committed the crime on February 3, 2014 in Mason City. Judge Annette Boehlje also placed Clayton on 1 year of probation and ordered her to pay $565.25 in fines and court fees.

Now, Clayton has been found guilty twice in recent months of violating her probation in the assault case. In August, she was found guilty and placed on another year of probation and ordered to complete High School or get her GED and complete a substance abuse evaluation. In November, she was found guilty once again and sentenced to 7 days in jail with work release. She is in jail now service that sentence.

Clayton, Rachelle Lynn SERVING JAIL SENTENCE

Clayton, Rachelle Lynn
SERVING JAIL SENTENCE

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    Tilc licker Reply Report comment

    December 5, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Lock up this hog dog, and throw away the key, or euthanasia is alway an option.