Grinnell police have arrested a man on charges of indecent contact with a child.
Police say the victim was an eight-year-old child and the incident occurred early in May of this year. Sergeant Randy Hansen of the Grinnell Police Department says after getting a complaint of inappropriate touching of a sexual nature, the department investigated, concluded it was likely the abuse occurred, filed criminal charges and arrested the suspect today.
Fifty-two-year-old Jeffrey David Barry, formerly of Las Vegas, is out on bond. If he’s convicted he could face up to two years in prison.