Mason City man pleads guilty to sexually abusing a child

Russell Leverne
Russell Leverne

Authorities say it happened in June and July.

Posted: Nov 20, 2018 2:31 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A North Iowa man is pleading guilty to two counts of 2nd degree sex abuse.

Russell Neil Leverne, 61 of Mason City, was arrested in August and accused of sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl in June and July. His sentencing is set for January 7, 2019.

Leverne remains in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $50,000 bond.

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