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Man who works as repairman arrested on child exploitation charges

Jediah Foster faces charges of aggravated incest and sexual assault on a child, according to police.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Fort Collins man, who has access to people's homes through his work as a repairman, has been arrested on numerous charges related to sexual assault and child exploitation, Fort Collins Police Services (FCPS) announced on Friday.

In late October, FCPS received information that Jediah Foster, 35, had taken sexually explicit pictures of children and distributed them online. An investigation began and police said they learned about multiple situations involving inappropriate touching.

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“Heinous crimes like this leave a lasting impact on individuals, their families and the community, and the detrimental effect cannot be understated,” said Assistant Chief Tim Doran. “We will continue to provide support for victims and seek justice to the fullest extent possible in this case.”

Foster faces the following charges:

  • Six counts - sex assault on a child, position of trust, pattern of abuse
  • Six counts - aggravated incest

Foster, who also faces numerous other counts of sexual exploitation of a child, was booked into the Larimer County Jail on Nov. 12.

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He works in a role that involves in-home service and repair and FCPS said due to his access to customer homes, they're concerned about possible illegal and inappropriate activities that may have occurred.

Credit: Larimer County Jail
Jediah Foster

Anyone with information about any incidents involving Foster should contact Detective Dollie Knab at 970-416-2195. 

Larimer County Crime Stoppers   

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868 or by visiting stopcriminals.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.  

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation.  

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted.  

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