Jefferson County, Co. – On March 13, 2011, Jefferson County investigators arrested Gage Walker Lopez (dob 092484), for suspicion of the second degree burglary and unlawful sexual contact that occurred on March 7, 2011, at the Evergreen Lutheran Church at 5980 Highway 73. An anonymous tip to the Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest.
It is believed that on March 7, at about 10 a.m., Lopez entered the church and told a female employee that he lived nearby, was walking, and needed to get warm. Lopez then went further into the church and the employee lost sight of him. At around 11 a.m., the employee noticed Lopez was still in the church. She returned to her work and lost sight of him once again.
At about 12:45 p.m., the employee saw Lopez for the third time as he entered her work area, masturbating. The employee yelled at him to “Get out,” and confronted him. Lopez then groped the employee before running from the church.
Lopez is being held on a $5,000 bond at the Jefferson County Jail under suspicion of second degree burglary and unlawful sexual contact. His first court appearance will be on March 14, 2011 at 10 a.m.
Lopez, Gage Walker