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Murder Suspect Arrested After Police Standoff In Algona Monday

The man wanted for last week’s murder of a Mason City man was arrested on Monday afternoon after a standoff with authorities in Algona.

The Mason City Police Department says at around 4 PM Monday, 38-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez was taken into custody on a first-degree murder warrant. He’s accused of the shooting death last Wednesday night of 36-year-old Michael Creviston in Mason City.

Gonzalez is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on a $1 million cash-only bond pending an initial court appearance.


(Photo Of Benjamin Gonzalez is courtesy of North Iowa

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