May 1, 2023
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
60-year-old male arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child
Boulder County, Colo. - On May 1, 2023, 60-year-old Brian KISH was arrested for possessing child sexual abuse material (CSAM). Kish resides in the 1300 block of S Elmoro Ct in the Town of Superior.
The investigation began 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). A search warrant was executed on April 20, 2023, at Kish’s residence where additional evidence was located.
Boulder County Sheriff’s Office houses local members of Colorado ICAC task force, comprised of Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab investigators from Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Longmont Department of Public Safety, Boulder Police Department and Boulder County District Attorney’s Office. In addition to other responsibilities, investigators assigned to the Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab are tasked with investigating child sexual exploitation cases and high technology crimes, plus digital forensics expertise and analysis on a wide range of cases.
Kish was booked into the Boulder County Jail on an arrest warrant with no bond for seven counts of §18-6-403(3)(b.5), Sexual exploitation of a child-possession, Class 5 Felonies. Kish has since been released on a $20,000 personal recognizance bond.
The associated Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number is 22-05260.
Agencies who assisted with this investigation include the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder County District Attorney’s Office, Boulder Police Department, and the Longmont Department of Public Safety.
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.
As in every criminal case, these charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty.
/s/Sergeant Jeff Pelletier