Lytton Man Sentenced to Prison for Molesting Child

A Lytton man was sentenced today (Mon) in Sac County District Court to serve a total of 40 years in prison for child molestation.

38-year-old Antonio Pharms previously pleaded guilty to four counts of Lascivious Acts With a Minor, a class C felony. Pharms’ victim was under the age of 14 at the time he committed the offenses earlier this year in April and May. Criminal complaints stated the sex acts were committed outside of the victim’s home and also in the living room of her residence.

Pharms was sentenced to serve four consecutive ten-year prison sentences. He was also placed on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry for the rest of his life.

The case was investigated by the Sac County Sheriff’s Office and prosecuted by Sac County Attorney Ben Smith.