On Thursday, October 26, the Oskaloosa Police Department arrested and charged Adam Wesley Sunkle age 43, of Oskaloosa with sexual abuse in the third degree.
The initial complaint was filed on September 25. The Oskaloosa Police Department received the complaint that the defendant that he had been sending, via phone messages, explicit material to a person age fifteen. Upon investigating the complaint it was also discovered that the defendant had committed sex acts against the fifteen year old. These sex acts had been ongoing since June 2017.
Sexual abuse in the third degree is a Class C Felony punishable by up to ten years in a state penitentiary.
Adam Sunkle is currently in the Mahaska County Jail waiting for an initial appearance in front of a Mahaska County Magistrate.
It should be noted a criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.