According to a news story, an instructor from a state college department of finance exposed himself to a victim and touched himself while they were having lunch in his office. The woman was allegedly showing him videos of Wonder Woman on her phone when he began exposing and touching himself. After the incident occurred, the woman began to back away and the instructor told her to put the video back on. He then apologized and gave her $70. Apparently, the two knew each other for years, but the conduct came as a shock to the female. If he actually touched and exposed himself to the alleged victim, the instructor would likely be charged with Indecent Exposure in Denver and Douglas County.
Denver Indecent Exposure Lawyer: Instructor Charged for Touching and Exposing Himself
Indecent Exposure, C.R.S. 18-7-302, is charged in Denver and Adams County whenever someone knowingly exposes their genitals to someone else and the conduct causes alarm to the other person. They must do so to arouse or satisfy the sexual desire of any person. Someone can also be charged with Indecent Exposure for masturbating in front of another person and the conduct causes alarm to the other person. Since the woman accused the instructor of exposing and touching himself in front of the female victim, which caused her alarm, he could be charged with Indecent Exposure in Colorado. We never believe a “victim” up front, and require the government to show us convincing proof which cannot be refuted at trial.
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Arapahoe County Indecent Exposure Prosecutors Must Prove Sexual Intent
In Arapahoe and Jefferson County, prosecutors would still have to prove the man's sexual intent. The Indecent Exposure statute says that someone would have to expose their genitals with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desire of any person, to be charged. This means the instructor could be charged whether trying to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of himself or the female alleged victim accusing him. To be convicted of an Indecent Exposure charge, Arapahoe County DAs must prove all elements of the Indecent Exposure statute. This is not an easy thing to do when it is a he said – she said case.
Hire a Denver Indecent Exposure Criminal Lawyer if Charged with Indecent Exposure
Indecent Exposure in Denver and Englewood is normally charged as a class 1 misdemeanor. But, Indecent Exposure can be charged as a class 6 felony under more serious circumstances, including the involvement of kids. If you've been accused, arrested or charged with Indecent Exposure in Colorado, call our Indecent Exposure criminal defense attorneys today. We will fight hard to protect your future. No one should plea bargain a case without having a criminal defense attorney scrutinize the evidence.Request a Free Consultation