A Mason City man is jailed after allegedly trying to bribe a judge. The Palo Alto County Sheriff says 26-year-old Micah Sinnwell is charged with bribery of an appointed official, a class-D felony. Sinnwell allegedly tried to bribe a district court judge on August 13th at the Kossuth County Courthouse. He was reportedly asking for consideration in a pending court appearance. Sinnwell was being held at the time for transport to the state prison intake facility at Oakdale and other charges. He’s now in the Kossuth County Jail awaiting an appearance on the bribery charge. The investigation is still underway and authorities say more arrests -are- expected.
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