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SIOUX CENTER TEACHER FACES CRIMINAL CHARGES

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A Sioux Center teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with children.

35-year-old Curtis Van Dam of Sioux Center is charged with Lascivious Acts with a child, a Class C Felony, and Lascivious Conduct with a minor, a serious misdemeanor.

Sioux Center Police Chief Paul Adkins says a complaint was filed with police on October 18th of alleged inappropriate conduct between Van Dam, who is a teacher at the Sioux Center Christian School, and a student attending the school.

The charges state that Van Dam allegedly committed a lascivious act with a child on October 17th and lascivious conduct with a minor approximately 3 weeks earlier.

Van Dam was arrested and transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was held on $5000 bond.

Chief Adkins says the investigation is continuing and additional charges are anticipated.