Attorney Accused Of Intimidating Witness

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A Denver defense attorney is facing charges of intimidating and tampering with a witness in a Douglas County case.

Sixty-four-year-old Charles Leidner is free on bond.

He did not return phone messages seeking comment.

Leidner is representing Timothy Houser, whom Douglas County sheriff's officials say is accused of patronizing a prostituted child.

Leidner was arrested Wednesday at his Denver home on accusations that he improperly approached a 16-year-old girl in June, who was the alleged victim in Houser's case.

A special prosecutor from the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office in El Paso County is handling Leidner's case.

Leidner is due in Douglas County Court on October 22nd.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 10239646 - kktv.com/a?a=10239646
Gray Television, Inc.