Man Arrested for Sexual Assault in Westmeadow Drive Home

Colorado Springs police have apprehended a man who they suspect sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint. According to a KOAA news report, the alleged assault occurred at a home on Westmeadow Drive in Colorado Springs. Officials say two men entered the woman’s home, assaulted her at gunpoint, and stole her belongings. The authorities conducted an investigation and made one arrest. The man has been charged with sexual assault, first-degree burglary, and aggravated robbery.

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault in Westmeadow Drive HomeUnder Colorado Revised Statute 18-3-402: “Any actor who knowingly inflicts sexual intrusion or sexual penetration on a victim commits sexual assault if:” he or she “causes submission of the victim by means of sufficient consequence reasonably calculated to cause submission against the victim’s will.” In other words, it is illegal to have sexual intercourse by force, threat, or coercion.

sex crime conviction in Colorado can have life-changing consequences. For example, a conviction for a felony sex crime such as sexual assault can result in mandatory registration as a sex offender for life. The stigma of being a sexual offender can affect your career, living situation, finances, and personal relationships. Furthermore, a conviction can also result in lengthy prison sentences, severe probation terms, heavy fines, and specific treatment requirements.

It is of the utmost importance to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney if you have been arrested on suspicion of a sex crime. There is a lot of pressure in these types of cases for the prosecution to secure a conviction, so you will likely face harsh treatment and the most severe penalties allowed by law.

The experienced sex crime criminal defense team at The Bussey Law Firm P.C. knows how to have evidence thrown out, charges dismissed and penalties reduced. Our criminal defense team offers free consultations at (719) 475-2555 to anyone facing sex crime charges in Colorado Springs.