Arapahoe jury convicts sex offender | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Denver Post is reporting that Steven Matthew Cook, 42, was convicted last week on 28 counts of sexual exploitation, sex assault, indecent exposure and other charges involving minors.  The incidents took place in Arapahoe County between October 1, 1999 and March 13, 2004 with victims younger than 15. 

Cook was previously convicted and sentenced to 10 years to life in prison in 2006.  An appeals court, however, reversed the original conviction and ordered a new trial, ruling that certain testimony should not have been allowed.

Sentencing is scheduled for August 13, 2010.

Cook did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.

Denver man arrested for pimping teenage girl | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Denver Post is reporting that 33-year-old Adam Gurule was arrested today and charged with pimping out a young teenage female at a Denver home.  Details of the case are not being released in an effort to protect the identity of the teen victim.

Last October, Gurule was arrested for pandering of a child by arrangement and pimping of a child.  No charges were ever filed in those cases.

Gurule did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.

Convicted sex offender will be jailed until the year 2202 | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Denver Post is reporting that Derrick Wilson was sentenced to 192 years in prison for the sexual assault of a 16-year-old female.  A Colorado jury convicted Wilson in December of second-degree kidnapping, sexual assault, and unlawful sexual contact for the 2003 assault.  Wilson attacked the victim on a Denver sidewalk, dragged her to an area under a tree and committed the sexual assault at gunpoint.  He did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.

Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Chelsea King Disappearance | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Post Chronicle is reporting that 30-year-old John Albert Gardner of Lake Elsinore has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 17-year old Chelsea King.  The Poway High School student was last seen on Thursday after going for a jog near Lake Hodges at the popular Rancho Bernardo Community Park in San Diego.  Gardner is being held on suspicion of rape and murder.

He is also a suspect in the assault of a female jogger in Colorado Springs on December 27th.

Gardner did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.