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Waterloo man gets probation in Mitchell County sex crime case

James Vanquathem James Vanquathem

Makes plea deal with prosecution.

Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:19 PM

OSAGE, Iowa – A Waterloo man gets probation after a plea deal in a sex crime case.

James John Vanquathem, 43, was charged in August 2017 with 2nd degree sexual abuse. He was accused of having sexual contact with a seven-year-old child in Osage in June 2014.

Vanquathem pleaded guilty in July to a lesser charge of child endangerment and has now been sentenced to two years of supervised probation. Vanquathem must also complete all recommended mental health treatment.

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