Mason City man leads law enforcement on chase early Friday morning

(ABC 6 News) – A Mason City man is in custody after leading law enforcement on a chase early Friday morning.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office said deputies attempted a traffic stop near the intersection of 6th Street SW and South Washington Avenue just before 2 a.m. Friday.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 26-year-old Cody Dakin of Mason City, drove off. The sheriff’s office said Dakin was wanted for four failure to appear warrants in Cerro Gordo and Worth Counties.

A pursuit was initiated and the Mason City Police Department was called in to help. The pursuit lasted about 10 minutes before Dakin got out of the truck and tried running away but was arrested. A passenger in the truck was initially arrested but was released with no charges.

Dakin is facing possible charges of eluding, interference with official acts and driving while revoked. An investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.