Photographing or videoing a person's intimate parts without their knowledge is charged as Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. A school janitor was arrested for this crime after holes were found in the ceiling of one of the girls' bathrooms in the school. According to the report, all other restrooms, changing areas, and locker rooms were inspected, but nothing else was found. Not much other information was provided, but they must have somehow linked the structural modifications to the janitor, either because photographs and videos were found or there was some other link to connect him. If this had occurred in Denver, Aurora, or Castle Rock, and the investigation had recovered pictures, likely a Sexual Exploitation of a Child charge would have accompanied the Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification.
Adams County Invasion of Privacy Attorney: Definition of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Jefferson County
The Adams and Jefferson County, Colorado law definition of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification – C.R.S. 18-3-405.6 – is:A person who knowingly observes or takes a photograph of another person's intimate parts without that person's consent, in a situation where the person observed or photographed has a reasonable expectation of privacy, for the purpose of the observer's own sexual gratification, commits unlawful invasion of privacy for sexual gratification.
A bathroom would definitely be a place where a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, so photographing or videoing someone while they are in the bathroom with their intimate parts exposed, would be considered Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification.
Sentence for Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Douglas and Arapahoe County
In Arapahoe and Douglas County, Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is a class 1 misdemeanor extraordinary risk crime, punishable by 6 to 18 months in the Douglas County Jail and up to $5,000 in fines. However, if it is a second or subsequent offense or if the victim is under the age of 15 and the accused is 4 or more years older, then it is charged as a class 6 felony extraordinary risk crime, punishable by 1 to 2 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections.
If you or a loved on have been charged with, arrested for, or accused of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys from the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880 to schedule your free consultation. Together, we can protect your future.
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