Larson Sentenced to 25 Years


21-1001-02Russell Alan Larson, 67, of Quasqueton, Iowa, was sentenced to 25 years in prison with a mandatory minimum of 17 ½ years prior to parole eligibility in the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County on May 4, 2021.

Larson was also ordered to pay various civil penalties, victim restitution and submit a physical specimen to the State for DNA profiling.  Following completion of his prison sentence, Larson will be on the sex offender registry for life and remain under supervision as if on parole for the rest of his life.

On February 17, 2021, Larson was found guilty of two counts of Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree, a Class B Felony, following a bench trial on February 3, 2021.  In its ruling the Court found that between March 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020, Larson performed various sex acts with a child under the age of 12.

See official Buchanan County Attorney's Office Press Release.