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Police: Sexually Violent Predator living in east Colorado Springs

Posted at 9:48 AM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 11:48:27-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — A Sexually Violent Predator is living off East Platte Avenue in Colorado Springs, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Joseph Scott Gould, 39, is residing in the 3000 block of East Platte Avenue. He is 5'7" and weighs 256 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Gould's criminal history provided by the department shows he was convicted of Sexual Assault on a Child in 2011 in El Paso County, Colorado, and Sexual Assault on a Child in 2005 in Franklin County, Nebraska.

Under Colorado law, law enforcement agencies are required to notify the community when an SVP moves into the area.