MASON CITY – An alert law enforcement officer ran into what appeared to be a suspicious person and arrested him for multiple alleged burglaries in a Mason City neighborhood.
A Cerro Gordo county deputy spotted what appeared to be a suspicious male subject near Carolina Avenue and 15th Street SE in Mason City on January 13, 2018 at about 1:15 AM. The deputy soon determined that the subject, 22-year-old Joshuah John Hockenson of Mason City, committed at least three burglaries in the area within a few blocks of this location.
Hockenson was arrested on three burglary charges, carrying a dangerous weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of pretrial release on another burglary charge. He remains in the Cerro Gordo county jail at this time, awaiting upcoming court appearances.
Hockenson, Joshua John: