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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Guilty plea in sexual abuse case

Today, October 26, 2011, in Muscatine County District Court James Clark FORRESTER, Jr. (DOB: 2/4/1959) of 318 E. 3rd Street, Apt. 3, Muscatine, pleaded guilty to Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree and Tampering with a Witness.  FORRESTER admitted to performing a sex act by force and against the will of the victim.  He also admitted to threatening the victim to prevent the victim from coming forward to law enforcement.

The prosecution of FORRESTER was the result of an investigation by the Muscatine Police Department.  He faces a prison term of twelve years followed by lifetime parole when he is sentenced on December 16, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.  He is being held without bond in the Muscatine County Jail awaiting sentencing.