Sioux County Sheriff

Sex abuse investigation leads to arrest – April 6

On Tuesday, April 6, at 9:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kevin Jacobs, age 64, of Akron, IA.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began in January, 2021 after deputies received a report that Jacobs had illegal sexual contact with a child.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that the sexual assault occurred  in Sioux County between 2016 and 2018 with a minor victim.

Jacobs was charged with second degree sexual abuse.