Man arrested for sexual abuse

KIMT News 3

NEW HAMPTON, IA – 21-year-old Zackery Rigel of Lawler, Iowa was arrested on a warrant for Sexual Abuse in the 3rd Degree.  He was arrested following an investigation by the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s office that started on November 19, 2012.  Rigel is accused of performing a forcible sex act against a 16-year-old victim.  DNA profiling was obtained from evidence in the case.  The State of Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Crime Lab assisted the Sheriff’s department.  Rigel is currently residing in the Chickasaw County Jail.  His initial court appearance is scheduled for today.

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