Rowley Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Teen

tomsA Rowley man has been arrested for sexually abusing a teenager. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office took 24-year old Michael Toms into custody in Independence on Thursday. Toms is accused of committing a sex act with a 14-year old teen. Authorities say they recently wrapped up their investigation, which began in October. Toms is also accused of withholding details when he updated his sex offender registry information with the Sheriff’s Office. Toms faces felony charges of Third Degree Second Offense Sexual Abuse and Failure to Comply with the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. (Photo courtesy of Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office)