Jul 8, 2010 3:32 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Arrest made in Penrose kidnapping, sexual assault

Canon City police say a Penrose woman was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. The Fremont County Combined Investigative Response Team (CIRT) has arrested a Wyoming man on more than a dozen charges in connection with the case.

Christopher Jeffries was arrested Wednesday in Laramie, where he still being held.

Police say the victim was sexually assaulted in Colorado, taken to Wyoming, then assaulted again.

Jeffries faces the following charges:

2nd degree sexual assault facilitated with a weapon a class 2 felony
Two counts of 2nd degree kidnapping facilitated with a weapon a class 2 felony
Three counts of felony menacing a class 5 felony
Two counts of false imprisonment a class 5 felony
Three counts of possession of a weapon by previous offender a class 5 felony
Three counts of 3rd degree assault, a class 1 misdemeanor
Three counts of Domestic Violence, a sentencing enhancer


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