According to the news, a man was allegedly drunk while going door-to-door exposing himself to his neighbors. Unfortunately for him, one home he ended up at was the home of a police officer. When the officer answered the door, the man allegedly told him he was there to “scare the children”. The man then tried to push past the officer to get into the house, which is when the officer wrestled the man to the ground and arrested him. Along with other possible charges, in Denver, Routt County and every other county of Colorado, the man could be charged with Public Indecency.
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How is Public Indecency Charged in Douglas County, Colorado?
In Douglas County, Adams County and across Colorado, Public Indecency, C.R.S. 18-7-301, is charged in many different ways. It can be charged whenever someone performs any of the following in public or where the conduct may be viewed by other people:
1.An act of sexual intercourse;
2.A lewd exposure of an intimate part as defined by section 18-3-401(2) of the body, not including the genitals, done with intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desire of any person;
3.A lewd fondling or caress of the body of another person;
4.A knowing exposure of the person's genitals to the view of a person under circumstances where the conduct likely causes affront or alarm to the other person.
If the man exposed his intimate parts or his genitals to his neighbors, it would be considered Public Indecency. Public Indecency is normally a class 1 petty offense, but it can be a class 1 misdemeanor in other circumstances. If you've been charged or accused of Public Indecency anywhere in Colorado, you should always consult an experienced Public Indecency lawyer to defend you today.
Sex Offender Registration in Jefferson County – Is it Required for a Public Indecency Conviction?
You do not have to register as a sex offender in Jefferson, Arapahoe County or anywhere else in Colorado if you've been convicted of Public Indecency. However, if a second offense of Public Indecency is committed within five years of the previous offense, or a third or subsequent offense is committed, sex offender registration will be required.
Why You Need the Best Public Indecency Attorney in Denver
A Public Indecency conviction can harm you in many ways. In addition to possible Denver County jail time, a Public Indecency conviction can make it difficult to obtain or keep a job, and can damage your reputation among friends and family. If you've been arrested for Public Indecency in Colorado, contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Don't put your future on the line; act quickly and get the defense you need to get a more favorable outcome in your criminal case.
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If you or a loved one has been charged with Public Indecency anywhere in Colorado, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation
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