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Enticement of a Child Charges in Arapahoe County Be Wary of Police in Internet Chat Rooms

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you invite or persuade a child under 15 years of age somewhere to engage in sexual conduct in Arapahoe County, you risk facing Enticement of a Child charges, C.R.S. 18-3-305. In many Enticement of a Child cases, men and women are set up or influenced by police to commit Enticement of a Child after engaging in sexual conversations online. You should always be wary if you are involved in an online adult chat room, as you may never know who you are really speaking with. There are common signs of police involvement in a chat, so read more and beware of the person on the other end of the conversation.  They may not be who they say they are.

Enticement of a Child Charges in Douglas County | What Police Do to Set You Up in Adult Chat Rooms

In Douglas County, police go searching for conversations in adult chat rooms where they know the topic of sex is present. Once they engage with you, they pretend to be a child, even when an adult chatroom has rules against children being present.  Most people are not expecting to speak with a child there.  Police know this and try to use it to their advantage as they try to meet all the elements of Enticement of a Child. First, police will try to get you to make an invitation or attempt to make an invitation to meet them. Then, they will state the child's age as being under 15. After stating their age, police officers will try to get you to say that your intent behind meeting with them is to have sex.  Essentially, they are looking for an admission that you will commit sexual assault or unlawful sexual contact with the child. If they can gather this evidence, they can locate you through an ISP subpoena and make an arrest for Enticement of a Child.  They are not concerned whatsoever that their conduct will put your future at risk.

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Enticement of a Child comes with many consequences upon a conviction, including indeterminate sentencing, sex offender registration and treatment, the loss of your job and even the loss of contact with children. Save your future and freedom by consulting an experienced criminal defense lawyer from the O'Malley Law Office today.

If you have been accused of Enticement of a Child in Colorado, be smart and exercise your right to remain silent. Then, call the best criminal Enticement of a Child criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.

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Kyle B. Sawyer

I have a passion for defending others in criminal cases. I am able to empathize with my clients and understand their emotions and fears. I have a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and I understand what it feels like to be wrongly accused of a crime.


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