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Iowa City man suspected of sexually abusing a minor

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Authorities suspect an Iowa City man of sexually abusing an underage girl.

Jeffry Waite, 65, 4531 Oak Crest Hill Road, is suspected of committing two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and lascivious conduct with a minor.

A warrant is out for his arrest.

According to the arrest affidavit, Waite committed numerous sex acts against the victim against her will in 2015. At the time, the affidavit said, the victim was underage and living with Waite. Waite has a parental relationship with the victim and had authority over her, the affidavit said.

In 2017, the affidavit said, the victim was driving a car Waite was a passenger in. Waite was upset with the victim for making them late to an appointment, the affidavit said, and he sexually abused her in the car.

Sexual abuse is a Class-C felony.

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Kayli Reese, News Editor

Kayli Reese is currently one of the news editors at the DI. This is her third year at the University of Iowa & working for the DI. She worked as a news reporter her freshman year & the first semester of sophomore year, covering crime & courts. The second semester of her sophomore year, she was one of the DI’s digital producers.

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