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Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Denver man for luring a child online and attempting to sexually assault her – while he is out on bond for the same charges in Jefferson County.
ICAC investigators say 36-year-old Jason Bruener chatted online with what he thought was a 14-year-old girl yesterday. After sending nude pictures of himself to the girl and asking her for photos, he went to meet her. Instead, he was faced with Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies who arrested him on charges of:
• C.R.S. 18-3-306 Internet luring of child, (Class 4 felony)
• C.R.S. 18-3-405.4 Internet sexual exploitation of a child, (Class 5 felony)
• C.R.S. 18-2-101 Criminal attempt sexual assault on a child (Class 5 felony)
• C.R.S. 18-8-212 Violation of bail bond condition (Class 6 felony)
Bruener was previously released arrested in Jefferson County on October 26, 2018 after being charged with internet luring of a child with intent to exploit and attempted sexual assault on a child. He was released on bond on November 26, 2018.
Investigators with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office made 30 arrests in 2018, 15 for trying to lure and exploit children via the internet and 15 related to possessing and distributing child pornography. Please report suspicious activity involving child sexual exploitation to the ACSO at 303.795.4711.
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