Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested In Spencer

A Spencer man wanted by Lyon County for sexual abuse involving a minor was arrested Tuesday at his residence in Spencer.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Lawrence Bauer was charged with nine counts of third-degree sexual abuse, one count of enticing a minor, and three counts of indecent contact with a child. Bauer was jailed on a 100-thousand dollar bond.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the Spencer Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.