Sheldon Man Headed To Prison

Date posted - July 8, 2016

Foster Booking PhotoOrange City, Iowa — A Sheldon man was sentenced to prison Thursday in Sioux County District Associate Court for Assault With Intent To Commit Sexual Abuse.

Sioux County Attorney Thomas Kunstle says the case arose in May, 2014, when authorities investigated 34-year old Cody Christian Foster of Sheldon,  for inappropriately touching a sixteen year old boy in Sioux County.  Kunstle says Foster was arrested for assaulting the 16-year old with the intent to commit a sex act against the boy.

On Thursday (July 7th), a Sioux County Judge sentenced Foster to two years in prison.  According to Kunstle, pursuant to the Iowa Code, Foster also received a special sentence that, after being released from prison, commits him to the custody of the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections for a period of 10 years, as though he were on parole.  Foster will also be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Additionally, Foster is required to complete a substance abuse evaluation and follow the treatment recommendations, and was ordered to pay court fines, fees, attorney fees, and any other prosecution costs associated with the case.

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