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Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Denver | Man Caught Possessing Nude Child Images and Videos

Posted by Terry O'Malley | Dec 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to the news, a man was accused of possessing child pornography after police received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. A search of the man's email account revealed multiple images and videos that depicted children engaged in sexual performances. When police asked the man if he knew why they were at his home, the man admitted to looking at the child pornography. Police discovered he was in possession of more than 4,000 nude child photos and videos. In Denver, the man would face charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Child, C.R.S. 18-6-403.

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Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Douglas County | Definition of Sexual Exploitation of a Child

In Douglas County, the definition of Sexual Exploitation of a Child, C.R.S. 18-6-403, is:

“(3) A person commits sexual exploitation of a child if, for any purpose, he or she knowingly:

(a) Causes, induces, entices, or permits a child to engage in, or be used for, any explicit sexual conduct for the making of any sexually exploitative material; or

(b) Prepares, arranges for, publishes, including but not limited to publishing through digital or electronic means, produces, promotes, makes, sells, finances, offers, exhibits, advertises, deals in, or distributes, including but not limited to distributing through digital or electronic means, any sexually exploitative material; or

(b.5) Possesses or controls any sexually exploitative material for any purpose; except that this paragraph (b.5) does not apply to peace officers or court personnel in the performance of their official duties, nor does it apply to physicians, psychologists, therapists, or social workers, so long as such persons are licensed in the state of Colorado and the persons possess such materials in the course of a bona fide treatment or evaluation program at the treatment or evaluation site; or

(c) Possesses with the intent to deal in, sell, or distribute, including but not limited to distributing through digital or electronic means, any sexually exploitative material; or

(d) Causes, induces, entices, or permits a child to engage in, or be used for, any explicit sexual conduct for the purpose of producing a performance.”

Because the man allegedly had over 4,000 nude child photos and videos on his computer, it would be considered possessing or controlling sexually exploitative material.

Sexually Exploitative Material in Arapahoe County | What is Sexually Exploitative Material?

In Arapahoe County, “sexually exploitative material” includes any photograph, motion picture, video, recording or broadcast of moving visual images, print, negative, slide, or other mechanically, electronically, chemically, or digitally reproduced visual material that depicts a child engaged in, participating in, observing, or being used for explicit sexual conduct.

Sexual Exploitation of a Child Consequences in Adams and Jefferson County

In Adams and Jefferson County, Sexual Exploitation of a Child is either a class 3 felony, class 5 felony or class 4 felony. Sexual Exploitation of a Child is also subject to sex offender registration and treatment under the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board. A conviction of Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Colorado can be detrimental to your future and rights. Protect yourself by contacting an experienced criminal defense lawyer from the O'Malley Law Office to defend you today.

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