LAKEWOOD POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH SEX ASSAULT
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged a former Lakewood Police officer for the alleged sexual assault of a woman.
37-year-old Randall Shaun Butler is charged with two counts of sexual assault for conduct committed while on duty. Butler was immediately put on administrative leave and then resigned his position.
The charges allege that on November 20th, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., in the vicinity of 10th and Sheridan, then-Officer Butler offered to drive a stranded female in his patrol car to a more secure location near her home. Butler drove the victim to a vacant parking lot near 25th and Sheridan where the alleged sexual assault occurred. Butler then left the victim and drove away in his patrol car.
The victim utilized the online system SeekThenSpeak.org to report the sexual assault.
Lakewood Police asks the public to call their tip-line at 303-763-6800 if there are other known allegations against Butler.