FD man accused of taking lawn mower

Benjamin L. Foster, 32, 1409 Third Ave. S., made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday on a charge of second degree-theft, a class C felony.

Foster allegedly took control of a John Deere riding lawn mower that belonged to Monte Kraft, of Fort Dodge, on July 21.

The lawn mower is valued at more than $1,000.

Foster’s case was sent to District Court.