2018 News Releases

Colorado man convicted of Jessica’s Law charges

Release Date: Mar 23, 2018

SCOTT CITY – (March 23, 2018) – A Colorado man was convicted late today of five child sex crime-related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

A Scott County jury found Jose Armondo Contreras, 40, of Pueblo West, Colo., guilty of two counts of rape, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and one count of aggravated intimidation of a victim. Judge Wendel W. Wurst presided over the trial. Sentencing has been set for April 26 at 1:15 p.m. in Scott County District Court. The charges fall under Jessica’s Law because the victim was under 14 years of age. 

The crimes were committed between March 2012 and February 2013.The charges stemmed from an investigation by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Scott City Police Department. Assistant Attorney General Lyndzie Carter of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case.

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