Iowa City man charged with 15 counts of child sexual abuse

An Iowa City man was arrested Monday on charges of sexually abusing a child at least 15 times between December 2021 and February 2023.

Jerell Rush, 19, was charged with fifteen counts of second-degree sexual assault.

Jerrel Rush

According to criminal complaints, the sexual harassment occurred at least once a month between December 1, 2021, and February 15, 2023, at an apartment in Coralville.

Rush was arrested Monday and made his first court appearance Tuesday. He is being held in the Johnson County Jail on $150,000 bail.

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