Two men plead not guilty to drug, weapon charges from a May standoff in Mason City
(ABC 6 News) – Two Iowa men pleaded not guilty to weapon and drug charges stemming from a May standoff in Mason City.
Cody Dean Dakin, 27, pleaded not guilty to eluding a pursuing law enforcement officer, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, felon in possession of a firearm and interference with official acts. His trial is scheduled for August 9.
Michael David Dalluge, 27, pleaded not guilty to possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, felon in possession of a firearm and interference with official acts. His trial is scheduled for September 20.
On Friday, May 6, an Iowa State Patrol trooper attempted to stop a vehicle west of downtown Mason City.
Mason City police said the driver refused to stop and a pursuit ensued until the vehicle struck a tree in the 300 block of 1st Street NW. The two then fled the scene and a perimeter was set up around the area.
One of the men was taken into custody shortly after fleeing the crash scene. The other fled into a nearby home.
After hours of the suspect refusing to surrender, officers forced entry into the home and used pepper spray to identify the man’s location.
At approximately 4:00 p.m., the man surrendered and was taken into custody by troopers. He was treated at the scene and taken to the Cerro Gordo County Jail.
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