Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault & Kidnap Charges

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A Mesa County man admitted Monday morning to kidnapping an Orchard Mesa girl and sexually assaulting another young girl.

41-year-old Michael Byerrum faced a judge Monday morning where he pleaded guilty to several charges, including sexual assualt and kidnapping.

Prosecutors say they’re pleased Byerrum has taken responsibility for his actions.

“I think it’s a good resolution for the victims and the community,” says Tammy Eret, Deputy District Attorney

Byerrum faces a minimum of 64 years in prison.

He will be sentenced in February.

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