Prostitution and Solicitation are sexual crimes in Colorado. These types of operations have been going on for over a decade.
The Sting Setup: A female police officer poses as a prostitute on Colfax. This is a common area for prostitutes to work, so the officer fits in.
When men approach her, the officer steers the conversation to get them to admit they want to pay her for a sexual act. The officer then agrees to meet the men nearby, where officers are waiting to arrest the men. The Charges: These sting operations are motivated mainly by the money which will be generated by the Denver Police Department, and Lakewood Police Department for sting operations run on West Colfax.
If a person is caught in a sting operation, they will be charged with Solicitation.
A conviction of this offense can have a negative effect on your future, which is why it is wise to work with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who will help arrange a plea agreement with the Denver City Attorney. Often, we are able to work out agreements which will keep a Prostitution or Solicitation charge off your permanent record. Massage parlor sting operations have grown more common in the past few years in Douglas, Arapahoe, and Adams County.
The Sting Setup : For this sting operation, the police advertise massages in questionable magazines in the Denver area. Another common sting operation is run by the police across Colorado. These are set up online, and are used to trap men into agreeing for the services of a prostitute.
The Sting Setup: The police post on Craigslist and other sites across the internet, advertising the services of prostitution. Police officers stage houses of prostitution, and other staging areas throughout the Front Range.
Then, they respond to men who contact them about the advertisement, and arrange a meeting. At the meeting, the men are arrested and charged with Solicitation of a Prostitute.
You could also be required to spend time in jail after repeat offenses, or lose your car. Instead, work with a lawyer who understands the importance of a clean criminal record, and will fight hard to get the charges against you dismissed, or work out a favorable plea agreement to keep it off of your record. Request a Free Consultation.
First, What is Prostitution and Solicitation? Sting operations are common throughout the Denver area.
Craigslist and Internet Sting Operations Another common sting operation is run by the police across Colorado. ZIP: 80465 80232 80235 80214 80215 80227 80226 80228 80201 80225