Iowa man wanted for assault and sexual abuse in Plymouth County arrested in Utah

Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 10:50 AM CST
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SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Authorities are reporting a northwest Iowa man has been arrested in Utah for charges out of Plymouth County, Iowa.

The U.S. Marshals say 37-year-old Joseph Eden, of Akron, is accused of third-degree sexual assault, domestic abuse with intent to inflict serious injury, and violation of a no-contact order.

Marshals located Eden in Salt Lake City with assistance from the Akron Police Department that was assisted by the U.S. Marshals in Sioux City. Law enforcement has been searching for Eden since July 2021.

Authorities say Eden is being held in the Salt Lake City Adult Correctional Center awaiting transport back to Plymouth County.

Joseph Eden
Joseph Eden(Akron Police Department)

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