Colorado Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury In Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A Colorado man is indicated by a federal grand jury in Alaska for perjury and making false statements.

The U.S. attorney’s office says in a release the indictment was returned against 61-year-old James Paul Hunt of Montrose.

Acting U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis says Hunt had applied to be a third-party custodian for his son, who is charged with distributing child pornography.

Feldis says when Hunt signed his custodian application, he didn’t disclose a prior arrest, one of the questions on the form. Feldis says Hunt pleaded guilty in Colorado in 1987 to sexual assault on a child. Feldis also says Hunt didn’t disclose the charge or his guilty plea when questioned under oath.

Each felony count carries up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


More From CBS Denver

Weather App
CBS4 Hiking Weather Forecast Page

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia