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UPDATE: Mason City PD take murder suspect into custody in Algona

KAAL-TV
Updated: April 06, 2021 12:27 AM
Created: April 01, 2021 11:20 PM

UPDATE: (ABC 6 News) - A Mason City man wanted for murder was taken into custody Monday afternoon. 

At approximately 4 p.m. 37-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez was taken into custody in Algona on a Mason City Police Department arrest warrant for Murder in the First Degree.

The warrant charges Gonzalez with murder in the death of Michael Creviston, age 36, of Mason City, on March 31.

The Mason City Police Department was assisted in this investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Algona Police Department, the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, the Kossuth County Attorney’s Office, the Clear Lake Police Department, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, and the Iowa State Patrol.

Gonzalez is currently being held on a $1 million cash bond at the Cerro Gordo County Jail, pending further court proceedings.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636.

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(ABC 6 News) - Mason City police are searching for a suspect after a shooting that left one person dead.

Police are searching for 37-year-old Benjamin B. Gonzalez, of Mason City, who has a warrant for his arrest for Murder in the First Degree. Gonzalez should be considered armed and dangerous. 

Just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a call that an individual had been shot in the area of 3rd Street NW and North Jefferson Avenue. 

Once on scene, officers found one victim that was transported to MercyOne North Iowa where they later died as a result of injuries sustained in the shooting. 

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was called in to assist with the homicide investigation. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636. If anyone has information about Gonzalez’s whereabouts, please contact your local law enforcement agency.


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