A rural Mahaska County man was recently arrested on sexual abuse warrant.
On November 8th, 2017, the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office received the complaint of a possible sexual abuse of a three and a half-year-old female at a rural address in Mahaska County.
Following an investigation in the complaint, the Sheriff’s Offices filed the charge of Second Degree Sexual Abuse, a class B felony, against 30-year-old Justin Douglas Schaefer.
A warrant was issued for Schaefer’s arrest.
Schaefer was taken into custody, pursuant to this warrant, on Friday, December 1. He was arrested in Taintor and transported to the Mahaska County Jail where he remains on a $50,000 bond.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this investigation by the Department of Human Services and the St. Luke’s Child Protection center located in Hiawatha, Iowa.