Iowa Man Charged In Dodge County Court With Sexual Assault Of A Minor

(Emmet) An Iowa man was charged yesterday (Friday) in Dodge County court with having inappropriate contact with a minor. Selvin Ivan Santos Ortez is facing one felony count of Second Degree Sexual Assault of a Child. Last fall, authorities were made aware of a complaint made against Ortez for allegedly assaulting a minor in the summer of 2015 in the town of Emmet. Through their investigation they determined that Ortez was reportedly aware that the victim was 14-years-old at the time. According to the criminal complaint, the victim told investigators that Ortez did make sexual contact. If convicted, the 23-year-old faces forty years in prison. An initial appearance is scheduled for April 9.