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CSPD issues community notification on sexually violent predator

James McGough
Posted at 10:49 AM, Jul 22, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department issued a notification today of a sexually violent predator who has relocated to the city. The community notification is in accordance with Colorado law concerning this type of offender.

James McGough is required by law as a sex offender and to comply with all restrictions as part of his release on parole.

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, McGough’s criminal history reveals that he was convicted in 2009 of Sexual Assault on a Child-Attempted in Jefferson County Colorado. Furthermore, has also been convicted of Motor Vehicle Theft and Criminal Mischief in Adams County Colorado in 2007, 3rd Degree Assault in Douglas County Colorado in 2008, Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Denver in 2017, Felony Menacing in El Paso County in 2018, and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in El Paso County in 2019, according to CSPD.

His address of record is now 25 West Las Vegas Street, in the area of the Springs Rescue Mission, as he is listed as being homeless.

If you have any questions or concerns about the subject of this notice, or the process, contact Detective Rob Meredith of the Colorado Springs Police Department Registered Sex Offender Unit at 719-444-7665.

Learn more on the classification of a Sexually Violent Predator
Access the state of Colorado's sex offender registry