Northwest Iowa Man Sentenced To Additional Time In Prison

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A former teacher from Sioux Center, Iowa, will spend even more time in prison for sexually abusing children.

On Friday, a judge in Sioux County sentenced Curtis Van Dam to 60 years behind bars.  This sentence will be tacked onto the federal sentence of 15 years, meaning Van Dam could spend up to 75 years in prison.

Police arrested the 36-year-old back in 2017 after the parents of an 11-year-old boy reported the teacher had sexual contact with their son.

Authorities say the crimes happened at various locations, including Sioux Center Christian School, where Van Dam worked.

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