Illegal Contribution

By: News Release
Nov 9th, 2020

On 11-7-2020, at approximately 6:45 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a tip of a missing juvenile hiding at a residence in rural Waucoma IA.  Information provided by witness also stated there was possible drug use at the residence.  Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene at 25012 Y Avenue Waucoma IA and conducted an investigation.  A 16 year old juvenile was located and found to be entered as missing in Chickasaw County.  Juvenile was found to be in possession of paraphernalia and illegal substances. After multiple interviews, Lisa Jo Sims, 45 of Waucoma, was arrested and charged with Contributing Illegal Substances to a Minor, a Class B Felony.  Sims was taken inot custody and transported to Fayette County Jail, where she is currently being held on $25,000 cash bond. The Juvenile was released to a guardian.  Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office.  This case remains under investigation and more charges are pending.