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  DCI Special Agent in Charge Richard Rahn
August 22, 2019


Columbus Junction School Teacher Arrested
for Sexual Exploitation

COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa -- During the month of November 2018, a minor student from the Columbus Community School District (CCSD) reported he had been sexually exploited by a High School Spanish Teacher, Eusebio Jimenez, Jr (33 years old). 

On Aug 22, 2019, Eusebio Jimenez, Jr, a High School Spanish Teacher, was charged with the crime of Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee, a Class D Felony, in violation of Iowa Code 709.15.  Jimenez was booked into the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office Jail pursuant to a warrant. This was a joint investigation by the Columbus Junction Police Department, the Louisa County Attorney’s Office, the Iowa Department of Human Services, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

No further information will be released at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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