Man in custody following threat to Catholic church

Church Services will proceed as usual.
A man has been arrested for making a threat against St. Patrick Catholic Church at Irish Settlement on Friday, Nov. 17. He was arrested by Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
The man is expected to be charged with a threat of terrorism, which is a Class D felony, and harassment, which is an aggravated misdemeanor. He is being held at the Madison County Jail in Winterset.
There is no immediate threat to the church or parishioners, said Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Hollerud.
Church activities will continue as planned. Mass will be held on Sunday at 8 a.m.

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