Police Sting for Internet Luring in Mesa County
Earlier this year, a man from Mesa County was convicted of Internet Luring, after a police set up a meeting with him. Police, posing as a 14 year-old boy, caught multiple men who were seeking to have sex with a minor (a child under 18 years-old) through sting operations. According to the article by The Daily Sentinel, the man in question plead “not-guilty” but also chose not to be represented by a lawyer. He presented no evidence and did not make a closing argument for himself. He was convicted within 30 minutes.
Penalty for Internet Luring of a Child in Adams County & Jefferson County
Internet Luring of a Child in Jefferson County is a very serious crime to have on your record. If the intent of the meeting is to have sex, the crime is charged as a class 4 felony. The penalty for a class 4 felony in Adams County, Colorado is 2 – 6 years in prison and a fine between $2,000 – $500,000. This penalty does not even begin to cover the negative effects that a sex crime on your record can have. Years of probation, registering as a sex offender, and sex offender treatment can destroy your relationships, living situations, reputation, and ability to find a job.
Lawyer Representation is Vital in Internet Luring Cases in Douglas County
If you’ve been charged with Internet Luring after a police sting in Douglas County, don’t leave your fate in the hands of an angry judge or a misinformed jury. An experienced Sex Crime Lawyer will know Colorado laws inside and out, ensuring that you are not over-charged for your particular crime and not taken advantage of by the district attorney. Your lawyer will also make sure that you are not being charged without police meeting every requirement necessary to convict someone in a set-up. Entrapment can be a strong defense if police have worked hard to get you involved in the crime.
Arapahoe County Attorney for Sex Crimes
If you are facing charges for Internet Luring or any sex crime in Arapahoe County, be smart. Don’t speak with the police or the “child” at all. Exercise your right to remain silent and contact the experienced defense attorneys at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.