SE Iowa Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child


A southeast Iowa man faces multiple felonies after authorities say he repeatedly sexually assaulted a child over the course of a year.

32-year-old Matthew Wettstein of Bloomfield has been charged with four counts of second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony.

According to court documents, Wettstein sexually assaulted a girl under the age of 14 numerous times from September 1st, 2020 to September 30th, 2021. Additionally, the victim told investigators Wettstein brandished a gun and told her not to tell anyone about the assaults.

Wettstein was arrested this past Thursday and transported to the Davis County Jail. He is currently free after posting a $200,000 cash bond.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday. Wettstein has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

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7 months ago

Shoot him if dog can be put down for hurting a child so can pedophile