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48-year-old Council Bluffs man sentenced to 20 years for sexually abusing teenage girl


COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — A 48-year-old Council Bluffs man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl.

The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports ( ) that Steven Cain pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree sexual abuse. In exchange, prosecutors dropped other sexual abuse charges against him.

Police say the abuse started in 2006 and continued until last year. Cain's victim is now 18.

During a search of Cain's home, investigators found naked pictures of the victim among Cain's collection of pornography.

Once Cain is released from prison, he will have to register as sex offender and remain on parole for the rest of his life.

Information from: The Daily Nonpareil,

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