Friday, May 10, 2019

Grand Junction man arrested on sex crimes charges

Mark Koury, 59
MCSO Photo 5-10-19
MESA COUNTY, Colo – Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Grand Junction man Thursday for sex assault charges after a warrant for his arrest was obtained. 

Mark Koury, 59, of Grand Junction is facing the following charges:
  • 2 Counts of Sexual Assault (Class 4 Felony)
  • 2 Counts of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification (Class 1 Misdemeanor)
  • Sexual Exploitation of a Child (Class 5 Felony)
  • 2 Counts of Patronizing a prostitute (Class 1 Misdemeanor)
  • Unlawful Sexual Contact (Class 1 Misdemeanor)
These charges stem from alleged incidents that occurred between December 2017 and May 2018 involving three adult victims and possession of child pornography.

This is still an on-going investigation.

If you have information about this case or alleged crimes please contact the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 244-3222. You can also call Mesa County Crime Stoppers at (970) 241-STOP. Information reported to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest can earn you up to $1,000 cash reward and you will remain completely anonymous.

Koury is currently being held in the Mesa County Detention Facility on a No Bond Hold until his first appearance in court. For updated bond amounts on any inmate currently in our jail, visit our Inmate Locator on our website.