According to the news, a 19-year-old man took photos of different women in dressing rooms at the Outlets at Castle Rock in Castle Rock, Colorado. A woman apparently called police after noticing a man looking over the changing room wall when she was inside. The man was later arrested and found with photos of different women changing in dressing rooms. In Castle Rock, Douglas County and everywhere else in Colorado, the man could face charges of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, C.R.S. 18-3-405.6.
Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification Arapahoe County Attorney Definition
Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification charges occur in Arapahoe County whenever a person observes or takes a photograph of another's intimate parts without consent. They would have to do this for their own sexual gratification and in a situation where the person observed or photographed had a reasonable expectation of privacy. Because the 19-year-old took pictures of women in the changing room without their consent, it might be considered Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. A key issue is whether the man observed or photographed the womens' “intimate parts”. A question for a criminal defense attorney is whether underwear permits viewing of an intimate part.
Unlawful Sexual Behavior – Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Adams and Jefferson County
According to C.R.S. 16-22-102(9), Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, or criminal attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, is considered “unlawful sexual behavior”. This means you risk facing annual sex offender registration, sex offender treatment and possible jail or prison time in Adams and Jefferson County. You also risk losing your job or losing contact with your children. Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is also a class 1 misdemeanor extraordinary risk crime. However, if a second offense of unlawful sexual behavior is committed, or if you observe or take a photograph of the intimate parts of someone under the age of 15, Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification becomes a class 6 felony in Adams County.
Criminal Invasion of Privacy in Denver: Related Crime in Colorado
In some cases, our Denver criminal defense lawyers can get criminal charges reduced if no sexual intent is involved with the invasion of privacy incident. If no sexual intent was involved in the photographing or viewing of intimate parts without consent, or if the DA cannot prove sexual intent, you may face charges of a different crime. This crime is Criminal Invasion of Privacy, C.R.S. 18-7-801. No sex offender registration or treatment is required upon a conviction of Criminal Invasion of Privacy. Additionally, you may be able to keep your job or stay in contact with your kids as you won't be labeled a sex offender. Contact the best criminal defense lawyers in Denver at the O'Malley Law Office today if facing charges of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. A better future is waiting for you.Request a Free Consultation