MASON CITY | A Mason City man accused of sexually assaulting dependent adults while working as their caretaker has been jailed for violating pre-sentencing rules.

Wasfie Ahmed Alshara, 19, will be sentenced Nov. 19 on two counts of misdemeanor assault with intent to commit sexual abuse.

Alshara was initially charged with two counts of felony third-degree sexual abuse in June, but the charges were lowered in a plea agreement in August from the Floyd County attorney, who is serving as special prosecutor after the Cerro Gordo County Attorney's Office said it had a conflict of interest in the case. 

Mason City man accused of sexually assaulting dependent women gets plea deal from special prosecutor

Police say he raped and sexually assaulted two dependent women at two Mason City locations in June and November 2017. In Iowa law, rape and sexual assault are charged as sexual abuse.

As part of the plea agreement, Alshara was released from Cerro Gordo County Jail in August under supervision of the Department of Correctional Services.

He is accused of violating pre-sentencing rules by possessing alcohol on Sept. 29, court documents say.

A relative of Alshara told his parole officer that Alshara “has been drinking alcohol and partying with the people he works with," according to a violation report filed by the officer. 

“She also stated he has been very disrespectful towards her by calling her a b----, telling her to go die so he can pee on her grave, and other mean and belligerent things,” the report said, which noted the relative has a terminal illness. 

The officer wrote in the report that he believes the relative is "very credible" and that she has "serious concerns."

"It is of real concern that this young man would talk the way he has towards his dying (relative) and is indicative of serious anger problems," the violation report said. "This creates concern of what he is capable of doing when drinking alcohol.”

The relative also reported Alshara has been "posting sexually inappropriate messages to a female on Facebook."

Alshara called the officer Sept. 29, saying he was hospitalized and "needed to get his medications straightened out," court documents said. 

“This also adds to the concern that this individual is not stable enough to remain on pre-trial supervision which is actually pre-sentence supervision,” the report said.

The officer requested the court terminate Alshara's pre-sentence release and order a warrant for his arrest. 

Alshara was arrested Tuesday in Mason City and is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on a $20,000 bond. 

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