FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 30, 2023
ARREST MADE IN CHILD SEX ASSAULT CASE
GRAND COUNTY, CO- The Grand County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible sexual assault on a child. The Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation and subsequently filed for an arrest warrant on January 25, 2023, for a 23-year-old male. The crime is alleged to have occurred when the male was under the age of 18 therefore his name is being withheld according to Colorado Law. The male was currently identified as a bus driver with the East Grand School District.
The Sheriff’s Office has been in contact with the East Grand School District to ensure that appropriate notifications were made with the school district so they could comply with their statutorily mandated notifications.
The defendant subsequently turned himself in to the Grand County Jail on the following charge: Sexual Assault on a Child – Pattern of Abuse, a Class 3 Felony, and was later released on a $20,000 Personal Recognizance Bond by a Judge.
Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division through the non-emergency phone number for Dispatch at 970-725-3311.
These charges are only accusations based on probable cause, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.