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SR man arrested on sex abuse charges

Tuesday, November 13, 2001

A Sioux Rapids man has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse third degree, indecent contact with a child and lascivious conduct with a minor.

Jeffrey Marvin Somers, 39, was arrested by a Clay County deputy sheriff on active warrants Wednesday at his residence in Sioux Rapids. He was being held in Clay County Jail on $25,500 bond.

The arrest reportedly comes as a result of an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, with involvement from the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Clay County Attorney's office.