WEST UNION, IA (Ben Caxton) — The Fayette County Sheriffâs Office last week completed an investigation that lead to an arrest and a search of a home in West Union. 22-year-old James Douglas Hill of West Union was taken into custody by Deputies Friday for sex abuse in the third degree – a class âCâ felony. Investigators also conducted a search warrant at the home of Hill and collected physical evidence where Hill allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old female. Hill was transported to the Fayette County jail and held on a $10,00. He later paid the bond and was released awaiting future court appearances.