COLORADO SPRINGS — A 49-year-old man faces sexual crimes in opposition to a child after he allegedly took a 14-year-old to a resort and compelled the boy to do sexual acts.
Anthony Lee Fruzia was arrested on March 13, 2022, in Denton, TX, for charges in Colorado Springs that stemmed from an incident on the finish of December of 2021. His charges embody sexual assault on a child by a individual of belief and sexual assault on a child.
The sufferer reported what occurred to him to Secure Passage, the youngsters’s advocacy middle for El Paso and Teller counties.
A guardian of the sufferer trusted Fruzia to let the boy stick with Fruzia for a night time. Fruzia usually sees the sufferer as soon as a yr.
Based on the arrest affidavit, Fruzia requested the 14-year-old boy to sleep in the mattress with him on the Antlers Resort as a substitute of the sofa. Fruzia allegedly requested the sufferer to see his penis after which did sexual acts.
Throughout a recorded cellphone name the place a detective was current, Anthony advised the sufferer he thought it was “nice” that the sufferer allowed him to have intercourse with him because it had been ten years since he’d had intercourse with anybody. Based on the arrest papers, when Anthony was requested what his sexual choice was by the boy, he mentioned he most popular 13 years previous by way of 20 years previous, “but there are some occasional people that are younger.”
Based on the sufferer’s father, Fruzia was a Boy Scouts leader in Lake Dallas, Texas for Troop 191. He was later blacklisted from the group in the Nineties following abuse allegations.
Fruzia’s preliminary listening to is scheduled for April 21 at 1:30 p.m. He’s at the moment out of jail on a $10,000 bond.