Undercover police sting operations are common when it comes to charges of Prostitution, Soliciting for Prostitution, Pandering, Keeping a Place of Prostitution and other prostitution-related sexual offenses in Denver and Jefferson County. According to a recent news story, a woman was arrested and charged after allegedly agreeing to have sex with an undercover officer for $50. The woman apparently agreed to meet the undercover officer for sex at a hotel where she was staying. In Denver and Jefferson County, the woman would likely face charges of Prostitution prohibited, C.R.S. 18-7-201. Contact a Prostitution lawyer at the O'Malley Law Office if you or a loved one is facing Prostitution charges in Colorado.
What is the Definition of Prostitution in Adams County?
The definition of Prostitution in Adams County is:
“(1) Any person who performs or offers or agrees to perform any act of sexual intercourse, fellatio, cunnilingus, masturbation, or anal intercourse with any person not his spouse in exchange for money or other thing of value commits prostitution.
(2) (a) “Fellatio”, as used in this section, means any act of oral stimulation of the penis.
(b) “Cunnilingus”, as used in this section, means any act of oral stimulation of the vulva or clitoris.
(c) “Masturbation”, as used in this section, means stimulation of the genital organs by manual or other bodily contact exclusive of sexual intercourse.
(d) “Anal intercourse”, as used in this section, means contact between human beings of the genital organs of one and the anus of another.”
Because the woman allegedly offered or agreed to perform an act of sexual intercourse with an undercover police officer in exchange for money, she would face charges of Prostitution. Prostitution is a class 3 misdemeanor in Colorado, which is punishable by up to 6 months in the Adams County Jail and high fines.
Prostitution Affirmative Defense Human Trafficking in Douglas County
In some cases, a person charged with Prostitution in Douglas County as a result of being a victim of human trafficking, may assert an affirmative defense. Certain requirements are involved, however, such as when the offense was committed and if the person can give evidence they were a victim of human trafficking at the time of the offense. Additionally, depending on certain circumstances, an adult or juvenile charged, adjudicated or convicted of Prostitution as a result of being a victim of human trafficking may apply to seal or expunge their criminal record.
Arapahoe County Prostitution Attorney at the O'Malley Law Office: Call to Set Up a Free Consultation
Undercover sting operations for Prostitution charges are common in Arapahoe County. In some of these cases, police overstep their boundaries and give rise to the defense of Entrapment. In other cases, police are so focused on their heroic efforts to make a Prostitution arrest that they fail to realize a person may have just been at the wrong place at the wrong time. To ensure your reputation and freedom are protected, make sure to consult a Prostitution lawyer from the O'Malley Law Office who will fight aggressively against your Prostitution charges. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offer a free initial consultation. Call today.