Abraham Watkins Van Buren County Names Acting Prosecutor Pending Reinstatement Of Former Prosecutor By Jason Parrott • Jul 6, 2018 During an emergency meeting this week, the Van Buren County Board appointed Jefferson County Attorney Tim Dille as acting county attorney. It appears Dille’s appointment will be short-lived per a recent ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court. Van Buren County Prosecutor Removed From Office for Misconduct By Jason Parrott • Jan 5, 2017 Abraham Watkins is no longer the County Attorney in Van Buren County. District court Judge James Drew this week ordered Watkins’ removal from office over multiple allegations of sexual harassment. County Attorney Faces Removal From Office By Jason Parrott • Oct 5, 2016 Van Buren County Attorney Abraham Watkins will have to defend himself against claims of sexual harassment and working while intoxicated.