Jefferson Man Faces Felonies for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

August 10, 2018 12:33 pm

Jefferson Police BadgeA Jefferson man is accused of sexually abusing a minor.

According to a press release from the Jefferson Police Department, officers arrested 25-year-old Jeremy Joe Orfield at a residence in the 1200 block of W Avenue just before 8pm Thursday on outstanding warrants. The warrants were from an investigation that began on July 28th of an alleged sexual abuse incident with a nine-year-old girl. Police Chief Mark Clouse tells Raccoon Valley Radio the victim went to Blank Children’s Hospital for a forensic interview. Captain Heath Enns and an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Agent at Wild Rose Casino conducted a three-hour interview with Orfield, who admitted to parts of the incident.

Orfield is charged with a Class B Felony for second degree sexual abuse and a Class D Felony for lascivious acts with a child and/or solicitation. He was booked and remains in the Greene County Jail under a $25,000 cash only bond. According to online court documents, his preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 20th.

Raccoon Valley Radio will bring you more information as it becomes official.

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