Two Arrested in Fort Dodge Linked to Bomb Threat, Bank Incident
Two men captured in Fort Dodge Tuesday night have been liked to the bomb threat and robbery attempt in Kossuth County. 27 year-old Fort Dodge resident Seth Garrett and 24 year-old Des Moines resident Stoney Gifford are being held on multiple charges, including possession of stolen property and carrying weapons. Last night, officers observed a vehicle that was reported stolen in Boone earlier in the day. After a car chase that ended in the Coleman district, Garrett and Gifford fled on foot into a wooded area and then into the Des Moines River. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, both men will be charged with Terrorism and 2nd degree Robbery in connection with a bomb threat to an Algona elementary school and an attempted robbery at the West Iowa Bank in Fenton. Garrett is currently held on $12,300 bond, while Gifford's bond was set at $19,000.