A.L. man arrested after fleeing Iowa

Published 12:10 pm Thursday, April 7, 2016

A man arrested Tuesday in Albert Lea on a nationwide warrant is facing charges of sexual abuse in Winnebago County.

Jamie John Kujak, 27, waived extradition to Winnebago County Wednesday afternoon in Freeborn County District Court to face three counts of third-degree sexual abuse and and one count of lascivious acts with a child.

Jamie Kujak

Jamie Kujak

He was charged after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl in the basement of a Lake Mills home in 2014.

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Assistant Freeborn County Attorney David Walker said Wednesday afternoon Kujak would be held in Freeborn County until he is transported to face the charges.

The state of Iowa issued a nationwide warrant for his arrest April 1, after he reportedly fled from the state of Iowa.

Albert Lea police arrested him on the warrant Tuesday morning at 802 E. 18 1/2 St. in Albert Lea.

If convicted on three counts of third-degree sexual abuse, Kujak faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

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