Garage Thief Sentenced

Mason City, IA – A man who had been found with stolen items while riding a bike in Mason City has been sentenced.

22-year-old Joshuah Hockenson of Mason City had pled guilty to three counts of third-degree burglary. He was taken into custody in October of 2017 after he had allegedly stolen items from garages on 10th St. in Mason City.

Hockenson was arrested after police had found him riding a stolen bike while wearing a stolen backpack.

He must now spend 180 days in a residential correctional facility, serve five years of probation and pay $482.75 of restitution to one victim.