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Denver Unlawful Sexual Contact Lawyer | Groping and Unwanted Contact from Creepy Clown

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A clown was accused of Unlawful Sexual Contact after grabbing two women's breasts while scaring them at a haunted barn. Read more about it here.

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News reporters are currently covering the many accusations of unwanted sexual contact and harassment plaguing the celebrity community. Most likely, these allegations would result in Unlawful Sexual Contact charges if they had occurred in Denver, Douglas, or Arapahoe County. A man was recently charged with this crime, after being accused of groping women while working. According to the report, the man dressed up as a clown to work in a haunted barn, scaring patrons. Two women claimed that he grabbed their breasts without their permission while they were in the barn. He was arrested and charged with the equivalent of Unlawful Sexual Contact.

Jefferson County Unlawful Sexual Contact Attorney: Definition of Unlawful Sexual Contact in Adams County

The Jefferson and Adams County, Colorado law definition of Unlawful Sexual Contact – C.R.S. 18-3-404 – is:

(1) Any actor who knowingly subjects a victim to any sexual contact commits unlawful sexual contact if:

(a) The actor knows that the victim does not consent; or

(b) The actor knows that the victim is incapable of appraising the nature of the victim's conduct; or

(c) The victim is physically helpless and the actor knows that the victim is physically helpless and the victim has not consented; or

(d) The actor has substantially impaired the victim's power to appraise or control the victim's conduct by employing, without the victim's consent, any drug, intoxicant, or other means for the purpose of causing submission;

Most often, we have seen this crime charged under subsection (a), where someone claims they were touched without permission – like the story above.

Sentence for Unlawful Sexual Contact in Douglas and Arapahoe County

As a class 1 extraordinary risk crime in Arapahoe and Douglas County, Colorado, Unlawful Sexual Contact is punishable by 6 to 24 months in the Douglas County Jail and up to $5,000 in fines. More importantly, a conviction of Unlawful Sexual Contact in Aurora, Parker, or Castle Rock will require a period of registering as a sex offender and the requirement of completing sex offender treatment.

If you or a loved one has been accused, arrested for or charged with Unlawful Sexual Contact, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact Denver's best criminal defense attorneys from the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880 today. If you want to have a Christian criminal defense lawyer, we can help with that too. Together, we can protect your future.

About the Author

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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