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Denver Pimping and Procurement of a Child Attorney Dad Sentenced to Prison for Selling Sex with His Child on Craigslist

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Craigslist is often a way people advertise for Prostitution, which is why law enforcement is often combing through available ads to try and stop Prostitution, especially related to children. A father had used Craigslist to advertise and offer his 4-year-old daughter for sexual contact. Police officers reached out to the father, who told them it would cost $1,000 for 2 hours with his daughter, including that he would drug her. Officers set up the meeting at the father's apartment and arrested the man for Prostitution related crimes. If this had occurred in Denver, Aurora, or Castle Rock, the father would likely be charged with Pimping of a Child and Procurement of a Child, both class 3 felonies.

Douglas County Pimping of a Child Lawyer: Definition of Pimping of a Child in Arapahoe County

The Douglas and Arapahoe County, Colorado law definition of Pimping of a Child – C.R.S. 18-7405 – is:

Any person who knowingly lives on or is supported or maintained in whole or in part by money or other thing of value earned, received, procured, or realized by a child through prostitution commits pimping of a child, which is a class 3 felony.

If the father had done this before and used the money to support himself and his household, then he would be facing the Pimping of a Child charges.

Jefferson County Procurement of a Child Attorney: Definition of Procurement of a Child in Adams County

The Jefferson and Adams County, Colorado law definition of Procurement of a Child – C.R.S. 18-7-403.5 – is:

Any person who intentionally gives, transports, provides, or makes available, or who offers to give, transport, provide, or make available, to another person a child for the purpose of prostitution of the child commits procurement of a child, which is a class 3 felony.

Because the father made his daughter available for sexual contact in exchange for money, he would be facing this class 3 felony. A class 3 felony is punishable by 4 to 12 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections and up to $750,000 in fines.

If you or someone you love has been charged with a Child Prostitution crime, like Pimping of a Child or Procurement of a Child, 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 or set up a jail visit. 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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