In Denver, Arapahoe County and across Colorado, the definition of Enticement of a Child, C.R.S. 18-3-305, is:
“(1) A person commits the crime of enticement of a child if he or she invites or persuades, or attempts to invite or persuade, a child under the age of fifteen years to enter any vehicle, building, room, or secluded place with the intent to commit sexual assault or unlawful sexual contact upon said child. It is not necessary to a prosecution for attempt under this subsection (1) that the child have perceived the defendant’s act of enticement.”
Enticement of a Child Charges in Douglas and Adams County: Children Lie and Police Pretend to Be Children Online
In Douglas County, Adams County and across Colorado, Enticement of a Child, C.R.S. 18-3-305, charges are getting easier to file. Not only do children, teens, and adults make false allegations of Enticement of a Child but police, looking to increase the number of arrests, are permitted to lie and flirt with lonely and sometimes mentally handicapped people, to see if they can get them to cross legal lines. If a child under 15 wants to make a false accusation of Enticement of a Child, all they need to do is make a simple statement accusing someone of inviting or enticing them to meet them somewhere for sexual purposes. No physical proof is needed to file Enticement of a Child charges before the life of the accused is on the line. When police pose as young girls online or in chat rooms, they often engage in edgy sexual conversations with adult men. It often doesn’t take much convincing for a cop to get someone to take the bait and get the guy to say he wants to meet the girl. Even though the man never actually attempts to meet the pretend girl, he can be arrested at his home or place of work. With so much at stake surrounding the crime of Enticement of a Child in Colorado, the involvement of an aggressive criminal defense lawyer is indispensable.
How to Avoid Enticement of a Child Charges in Jefferson County
It is easy to avoid Enticement of a Child charges or other related sex crimes in Jefferson County or anywhere else in Colorado by avoiding chat rooms or other kinds of conversations where you suspect or know the person you are speaking to is underage. Even speaking with a person under the age of eighteen can be risky if you are discussing something sexual. However, if you are tricked into being charged with Enticement of a Child there is hope in your criminal case. Call the best criminal defense lawyers at the O’Malley Law Office today to set up a free initial consultation with one of our reputable criminal defense lawyers and protect your future.
If you are facing false Enticement of a Child allegations in Colorado or police want to speak with you, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and call us at 303-731-0719. Or, fill out the Get Help Now form on our site. Together, we can protect your future.
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