Wednesday 10th August 2022

A MARSHALLTOWN MAN FACES FIVE YEARS’ PROBATION AFTER A GUILTY PLEA IN HARDIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  32-YEAR OLD BRANDON HOFFMAN PLEADED GUILTY TO SECOND DEGREE THEFT, AND RECEIVED A SUSPENDED SENTENCE.  HOFFMAN HAD A CHARGE OF LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT DISMISSED.  THE INCIDENT OCCURED IN APRIL. WHEN HARDIN COUNTY AUTHORITIES RECEIVED A REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE.  THE VEHICLE’S OWNER FOUND THE VEHICLE, WITH HOFFMAN INSIDE, AWHILE LATER, AND HOFFMAN FLED ON FOOT, ONLY TO BE CAPTURED A SHORT TIME AFTER THAT HAPPENED.