Man charged with sexual assault on a child in Parachute |

Man charged with sexual assault on a child in Parachute

PARACHUTE, Colorado ” A 48-year-old Parachute resident and Rifle businessman was arrested at 12:49 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, for allegedly committing sexual assault on a child.

Michael William Wood from Parachute was charged with two counts of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust ” a class 3 felony offense, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.

An arrest affidavit says that police were notified on Dec. 29 of the alleged assaults.

As of Tuesday, he remained lodged in the Garfield County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

Wood is scheduled to appear in court for formal filing of charges on Jan. 14.

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