Sanborn, Iowa — A 36-year-old Sanborn woman is facing sexual abuse charges dating back to 2015.
According to court records, 36-year-old Cheri Jo McDonald was arrested by O’Brien County authorities Tuesday in connection with an incident alleged to have occurred between May 1st until October 1st of 2015.
McDonald is accused 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse, a Class C Felony, for allegedly engaging in sex acts with a then-14 or 15-year-old male who was a member of the same household as the defendant at the time of the alleged incidents.
According to online court records, Sanborn Police filed the charge on September 2nd of this year, and a warrant for McDonald’s arrest was issued on September 3rd. She was taken into custody by O’Brien County Deputies on September 8th, and bonded out of jail the same day.
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