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Emmetsburg Man Arrested On Sexual Abuse Warrant

By Staff | Oct 13, 2009

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Emmetsburg man on a sexual abuse warrant on Friday, Oct. 9.

According to Palo Alto County Sheriff Dennis Goeders, Rodney Robert Demoss Jr., 27, of Emmetsburg, was arrested Friday, Oct. 9, pursuant to a valid Palo Alto County Warrant for four counts of Sexual Abuse, all Class B Felonies. Following his arrest, Rodney Demoss, Jr., was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail. Demoss was unable to post a $130,000 cash-only bond and was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail to await an initial court appearance on the charges against him,

The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by the Emmetsburg Police Department, Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, Palo Alto County Attorney’s Office and the Iowa Department of Human Services.