Guilty Pleas Lands Man in Prison, Woman on Probation

Cerro Gordo County, IA – A couple of people from Rudd have been sentenced after they stole items from a house in Mason City in September of last year.

30-year-old Thomas Kerlin and 32-year-old Jamie Nicholson stole over $10,000 in property on Fair Meadow Dr. They both were charged with first-degree theft and had pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, second-degree theft.

Kerlin will be facing up to five years behind bars while Nicholson received three years of supervised probation. Both must pay restitution to the victim.