Charles City man pleads not guilty to sexual abuse

CHARLES CITY — A Charles City man has pleaded not guilty to a sexual abuse charge.

40-year-old Kevin Fiala was arrested last month on a third-degree sexual abuse charge. Court documents show that Fiala on November 7th allegedly committed sexual abuse on a woman who was asleep, did not give prior consent, and was not able to give consent during the time of the act.

Fiala recently filed a written plea of not guilty. His trial is scheduled to start on January 23rd.

If convicted, he would face up to ten years in prison.