A Muscatine County jury found MARION TREADWELL MORRISON, 61, of Muscatine, guilty of the offense of sexual abuse in the third degree. The trial began October 30, 2017. The jury deliberated for approximately 40 minutes before reaching its verdict.
Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that MORRISON had sexually abused an adult female by touching her genitals with his hand without consent. The offense occurred September 26, 2016, at a residence in Muscatine.
Following the jury’s verdict the court ordered the defendant’s bond to be revoked. MORRISON will be held in the Muscatine County Jail pending a December 1, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. sentencing. The offense is a class “C” felony punishable by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 10 years.
The case was prosecuted by Muscatine County Attorney Alan R. Ostergren. The investigation was led by Muscatine Police Department Det. Joe Roseman.
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