Keokuk Man Arrested After Arranging Meeting With Minor

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of a Keokuk man on Felony and Misdemeanor charges on Monday August 28th.

Mathew Wayne Sly, age 30, of Keokuk, is charged with: Enticement of a Minor Under 16 for Sexual Purposes, Class D Felony, and Dissemination of Obscene Material to a Minor, Aggravated Misdemeanor.

The arrest was the result of an investigation where Mathew Sly is alleged to have arranged a meeting with a minor at a local park in Keokuk with the intent to commit a sex act.

Departments involved in the investigation included the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department, the Keokuk Police Department, the Fort Madison Police Department, and the Lee County Attorney’s Office.

The defendant in this case is presumed innocent unless, or until proven guilty.