Violent sex offender allegedly strikes again
Last updated 12/14/2021 at 12:10pm
A man with prior sex offense convictions and known to be residing in Fountain has struck again, police say.
On Monday, Dec. 13, officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to the 9500 block of Squirrel Creek Road following up on reports of a harassment that had occurred at a different location in Fountain. Upon arrival, officers observed an adult female who had swelling and bruising to her face. After further investigation, officers determined the female had been sexually and physically assaulted. The suspect was later identified as 62-year-old, Dennis Hase.
Hase is a sexually violent predator who is registered with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. He was placed into custody and transported to the El Paso County Jail and booked on the following charges: Sexual Assault, Assault in the Third Degree, Soliciting for Prostitution.
Dennis Hase has prior sentences to the Department of Corrections for crimes stemming back from 1990 through 2016. These charges include: Sexual Assault on a Child (8 years), Criminal Mischief (7 ½ years), Controlled Substances (6 months), 2nd Degree Burglary-Attempted (6 years), Sexual Assault-Attempted (1 year).