April 14, 2022
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
33-year-old male arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child
Boulder County, Colo. - On April 13, 2022, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office arrested 33-year-old Andreas Halusa on child sexual abuse material (CSAM) charges in the 600 block of Pearl Street in the City of Boulder.
The arrest came about after the Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force received information about the possession of CSAM from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) as recent as November 2021. The initial information was related to a past short-term residence of Halusa in unincorporated Boulder County. Sheriff ICAC Detectives were able to identify Halusa and his arrest came after a search warrant at his current residence in the 600 block of Pearl Street on April 12, 2022.
Halusa has been booked into the Boulder County Jail and is being held without bond for a violation of §18-6-403(3)(b.5) Sexual Exploitation of a Child, a class 5 felony.
Agencies who assisted with this investigation include the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder County District Attorney’s Office, Boulder Police Department, Longmont Department of Public Safety and University of Colorado Boulder Police Department
The associated Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number is: #22-01129.
The Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC), is a group of local and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as prosecutors located in and around the state of Colorado who are trained and dedicated to protecting children online by investigating and prosecuting crimes committed against children, facilitated by the internet, technology, and computer usage. Colorado ICAC is a member of the National ICAC Task Force.
If you suspect a child is being sexually exploited online, you can report it online (link is external) or by calling 1-800-THE-LOST.
/s/ Sergeant Jeff Pelletier