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Two wanted Mason City men arrested after pursuit

MASON CITY — Authorities have arrested two Mason City men after a short pursuit on Friday night.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department says they attempted to stop a vehicle for fraudulent use of registration shortly after 8 o’clock Friday night at the intersection of 7th Northeast and North Pennsylvania Avenue. The vehicle led authorities on a short pursuit in an alley before the driver fled on foot.

23-year-old Joshua Teeter was charged with eluding, interference with official acts and fraudulent use of registration. He was wanted on a warrant for violation of parole and pre-trial release violations.

A passenger in the car, 32-year-old Tony Jones, was taken into custody on a valid Worth County warrant. He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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