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Friday, April 27, 2012

Forty year prison sentence for sexual abuse of a child

Today, April 27, 2012, in Muscatine County District Court:

JACK JOSHUA MATHIS, DOB: 7/28/1985, was sentenced for four counts of Lascivious Acts with a Child. The Court imposed consecutive prison terms for a total term of incarceration of not to exceed 40 years. In addition, the defendant will be placed on supervised release as if on parole for the remainder of his life after completing his sentence of incarceration. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.

Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that MATHIS had sexually abused a five year old girl by forcing her to perform sex acts upon him.

The defendant had been in jail since his arrest on November 22, 2011. He will be transported to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center at Oakdale to commence his sentence.