Police: Possible Assault, Explosive Devices Found


MASON CITY, IA – Police in Mason City are investigation a possible assault and the discovery of explosive devices in a home.

Police say they were contacted by Mercy Medical Center North-Iowa after a woman came into the emergency room reporting that she was an assault victim.  After getting a search warrant, authorities went to where the incident took place, on 21st Street Southeast. When they arrived, they detained Mark O’Gorman.

When investigating the home, police found multiple explosive devices inside the home. All of them were rendered safe by authorities.

Mark O’Gorman is charged with Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon (Felony), Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (Felony), 2 counts of Possession of Incendiary Device, along with others.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.

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