Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification charges occur under many circumstances in Denver and Jefferson County. The most common ways men and women face these charges are if they are caught observing or photographing another person secretly. Sometimes, men and women are caught observing others in locker rooms, bathrooms, dressing rooms or other areas where people expect privacy. If you or someone you love is facing charges of Invasion of Privacy in Colorado, contact Denver's top criminal defense attorneys at Sawyer Legal Group immediately. Our criminal defense lawyers are here for you.
Definition of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Denver
The definition of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, C.R.S. 18-3-405.6, in Denver and across Colorado is:
“A person who knowingly observes or takes a photograph of another person's intimate parts without that person's consent, in a situation where the person observed or photographed has a reasonable expectation of privacy, for the purpose of the observer's own sexual gratification, commits unlawful invasion of privacy for sexual gratification.”
We see this crime charged when someone takes an upskirt picture with their cell phone, or hides a video camera in a bathroom or changing area. Any place someone has a fair expectation of privacy, is protected from secret viewing or recording.
Invasion of Privacy in Jefferson County: What is the Penalty?
In Jefferson County, Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is a misdemeanor or felony extraordinary risk crime. Normally, this crime is a class 1 misdemeanor extraordinary risk crime. However, if the offense is committed subsequent to a prior conviction, or if a person observes or takes a photograph of the intimate parts of a child under fifteen years of age, it becomes a class 6 felony extraordinary risk crime.
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