MASON CITY, Iowa – A Winnebago County man is being accused of sexual abuse in Cerro Gordo County.
38-year-old Joshua Kelly Winders of Thompson is charged with 3rd degree sex abuse. He allegedly forced a woman to undress, then allegedly had sexual contact with her and tried to rape her. Law enforcement says it happened on the morning of August 3 in Mason City.
An arrest warrant was issued on November 29 and Winders was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail at 12:37 am Sunday. He allegedly had a methamphetamine pipe and a baggie of marijuana on him when he was taken into custody and faces additional charges of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Winders is being held on $10,000 bond.