Michael Wesley Toms, 24, of Rowley, Iowa, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to an imposed prison sentence of 10 years on the charge of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree, a Class C Felony, in the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Toms admitted to having sexual contact with a person who was fourteen or fifteen years of age between March 1 and April 30, 2014.
Following completion of his sentence, Toms will remain under supervision as if on parole for the rest of his life.
Toms is also required to register as a sex offender, pay a sex offender registry civil penalty of $250.00 and sex offender registry fee of $25.00, submit a physical specimen for DNA profiling and complete sex offender treatment.
A no contact order was also entered preventing Toms from having any contact with his victim for five years, after which it may be renewed for additional five year terms.
See official Buchanan County Attorney's Office Press Release.