Grinnell man faces additional charges

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Jonathan Bailey (Photo: Grinnell Police Department)


34-year-old Jonathan Wayne Bailey of Grinnell has been transferred to the Poweshiek County Jail from Georgia.

Bailey now faces additional charges including: seven counts of Sexual Abuse in the 2nd degree, eight counts of Child Endangerment, and one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.


The Grinnell Police Department said Jonathan Bailey has been found. They said a Georgia State Trooper stopped him earlier Thursday, where he was taken into custody without incident.

GRINNELL — The Grinnell Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 34-year-old Jonathan Wayne Bailey.

Bailey is wanted on multiple charges including Violation of a No Contact Order, Harassment in the First Degree, and Stalking.

According to police, Bailey is described as a white male, approximately 5’8″ tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He has short brown hair and is known to wear glasses.

Bailey may also be driving a 2007 light blue/gray Dodge Charger with an Iowa license plate of INB-962.

If you have any information regarding Bailey’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Grinnell Police Department at 641-236-2670 or the United States Marshals Service at 1-877-926-8332.

If you do see Bailey, police are asking you not to approach him, but instead call 911.

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