Delong Found Guilty In Cherokee County Trial

A Cleghorn man… charged in April in connection with a sexual assault involving a minor female… was found guilty this week of third-degree sexual abuse and supplying alcohol to a minor.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office charged 43-year-old Eddie Delong with third-degree sexual abuse, a class “C” felony… and supplying alcohol to a minor causing serious injury, an aggravated misdemeanor. The charges were in connection with an incident in July of last year at Delong’s residence. The sheriff’s office conducted the investigation in conjunction with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

Delong faces up to ten years in prison when he’s sentenced February second.