Community Notification of a "Sexually Violent Predator"

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In accordance with Colorado law, the Colorado Springs Police Department is notifying the community that Michael Anthony Trujillo has registered as homeless in the Colorado Springs Police Department’s jurisdiction.  Trujillo is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a “Sexually Violent Predator” (SVP) by the Parole Board.  Accordingly, the Colorado Springs Police Department has made “community notification” as required by law and undertaken the following tasks, among others:

v   Notified the Colorado Department of Public Safety’s Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) Notification Team.

v   Reviewed and confirmed Trujillo’s residence, employment, access to vehicles, legal status, and past crimes.

v   Briefed patrol personnel on Trujillo’s status, history, appearance, residence, employment and vehicles.

v   Notified surrounding law enforcement agencies.

v   Provided an online video that describes the SVP community notification process, SVP information, and additional resources for the community.

v   Online SVP Community Notification video at: Click on Departments, click on Police, then Search Sex Offender Information.

The Colorado Springs Police Department will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that Trujillo registers as a sex offender and that he understands his responsibilities as such.

Trujillo’s criminal history reveals that he was convicted in 2003 of Sexual Assault on a Child-Position of Trust-Attempted in El Paso County, Colorado (case #03CR1723).

Trujillo has also been convicted of Escape-2001, Attempted Escape-2006, 3rd Degree Assault-2009, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance-2009, and Failure to Register as a Sex offender-2019.

Trujillo is registered as homeless in the area of 5 West Las Vegas Street in Colorado Springs. He is described as being a Native American male, 37-years-old, 6’1” tall, 190 lbs., with black hair, and brown eyes.

Trujillo is one of eighteen (18) “Sexually Violent Predators” currently registered with the Colorado Springs Police Department who reside in this community. The Colorado Springs Police Department takes his presence in our community very seriously and is intent on ensuring he conducts himself in a lawful manner and that our citizens remain safe and aware. Follow Twitter for photograph.

Anyone with further questions about this SVP and this Community Notification process can contact Detective Rob Meredith of the Colorado Springs Police Department Registered Sex Offender Unit at 719-444-7665.

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