A Northeast Iowa man may be spending the rest of his life behind bars, for allegedly kidnapping a minor, with the intent of sexually abusing her.

Following a week-long joint sex abuse investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office and the Clayton County Sheriff's Office, 61 year old Charles Lockard of Volga was taken into custody.

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Lockard is accused of abducting a 13 year old girl, to sexually abuse her.
The Clayton County Sheriff is charging Lockard with Sex Abuse in the 3rd Degree.
In Fayette County, Lockard is being held on $100,000 bond, for the charge of Kidnapping-First Degree, plus a charge of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree.

A conviction for kidnapping in Iowa carries a mandatory sentence of Life in Prison.
According to the Fayette County Sheriff, the investigation continues and more charges are possible.

 

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