Gregory Trout, 60, is accused of seven counts of sexual assault on a child, among other charges and received a $50,000 cash-only bond from the Mesa County Court on Thursday.
According to the arrest affidavit, family members accused Trout of a "pattern of abuse" dating back decades, which ranged from inappropriate comments to sexual assault.
Twenty First Judicial District Attorney Dan Rubinstein said he considered Trout a significant public safety risk and asked for a high cash bond on Thursday. Judge Craig Henderson said Trout was convicted on similar allegations in 1987 and with these allegations, some dating back decades, Henderson was concerned whether Trout ever exhibited lawful behavior.
The charges are stemming from alleged incidents with three separate child victims that allegedly occurred between 1988 to 2019, according to a Mesa County Sheriff's Office press release.
Man, 20, accused of attempted murder
Dalton Castleberry, 20, is accused of criminal attempt to commit second-degree murder and received a $250,000 cash-only bond from the Mesa County Court on Wednesday.
Police responded to an injured man on Oct. 1 at 4 a.m. who said he had been shot, according to the arrest affidavit.
He was reportedly bleeding from the head and said he crawled into the street after being shot. According to the medical staff at the hospital, the victim suffered two gunshot wounds to his head resulting in serious bodily injury and significant risk of death.
Castleberry was later implicated in the shooting, according to the affidavit. While the victim was unable to speak for about three weeks following medical procedures, he later described the shooting to officers, the affidavit said.