OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Michael T. Dougherty, District Attorney
For Immediate Release
March 10, 2023
Contact: Shannon Carbone
Phone: 303-441-3804 email@example.com
Press Release – Justin Whittaker arrested On February 28, 2023, Justin Whittaker was charged with four counts of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust. It is alleged that between 2009 and 2017, Mr. Whittaker had sexual contact with several children while they were visiting his home on Westin Drive in Erie.
The District Attorney’s Office and the Erie Police Department believe there may be additional victims or witnesses. If you have information related to this investigation, please contact Detective Shannon Crow with the Erie Police Department at 303-926-2827 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To make an anonymous tip, contact crime stoppers at 970-669-6113 or make a report online at www.nococrimestoppers.com/contact-us/.
District Attorney Michael Dougherty stated, “We encourage victims to come forward. Our dedicated Sex Crimes Unit prosecutors and victim advocates are available to assist and support victims.”
As a general reminder, if individuals have been a victim of sexual abuse, please report to your local law enforcement agency or reach out to your local victim advocacy organization for help. For Boulder County Residents, call MESA at 303-443-7300.
As in every criminal case, these charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty.