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4/5/2021 3:48:00 PM
Denver Man Charged After DSS Reported Allegations

Lincoln County Sheriff's
Office Press Release

A Denver man has been charged and arrested on child sexual assault charges.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Detective J. Talbot arrested Austin Jade Tucker, 34, of American Way, Denver, on Saturday April 3, 2021. 

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Lincoln County Department of Social Services of a sexual assault that occurred between January 1, 2019 and February 25, 2021.  The juvenile victims, who were known by the suspect, were interviewed at the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center where they disclosed the incidents that occurred.

Austin Tucker is charged with two counts each of felony indecent liberties with a child and felony child abuse by a sexual act.  He is also charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child.  Tucker was arrested at his residence, then taken before a Lincoln County magistrate and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond.

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