Grand Lake man faces litany of physical, sexual assault felony charges
A Grand Lake man was arrested and charged late last month with six felonies and eight misdemeanors related to the alleged assault of his girlfriend.
Frank Webb, 37, was arrested Jan. 30 after his girlfriend reported multiple alleged instances of assault and sexual assault over the course of a weekend, Jan. 25 to Jan. 28.
Webb faces charges for first-degree sexual assault, sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact, two counts of assault in the third degree, false imprisonment, menacing, reckless endangerment, criminal extortion, aggravated motor vehicle theft, criminal mischief, domestic violence and two counts of harassment.
He is currently being held in the Grand County Jail with a $100,000 bond. His next court appearance is at 1 p.m. March 5 for a preliminary demand hearing.
According to a Jan. 29 probable cause statement taken by the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, whose name will not be released as she is an alleged victim of sexual assault, said the assault began on Friday, Jan. 25, after Webb accused her of cheating on him.
The probable cause statement alleges that Webb was pushing and shoving the victim, while she tried to get him to stop. He then allegedly shoved her against the front door of their residence and choked her with his forearm.
The victim was able to get away after fighting back and locked herself in the bedroom of their house, according to the statement, when Webb allegedly kicked the door until it broke, gained access to the bedroom and threw the victim to the ground.
Webb then allegedly threatened the victim with further physical violence and a knife if she screamed or resisted. He then allegedly forced the victim to have sex.
The victim said she was assaulted again on the night of Monday, Jan. 28 after an altercation where the victim threw Webb’s phone, according to the probable cause statement.
Webb allegedly grabbed the victim’s hair and slammed her head into the floor multiple times before going to get the titles for the victim’s vehicles and trailer homes, which he allegedly threatened her with a knife to sign over to him.
The victim signed over one vehicle but used an abnormal signature, which Webb noticed and allegedly became enraged. It was said he forced her at knifepoint to take off her clothes and threatened to lock her outside in the freezing weather.
However, Webb then allegedly refused to let the victim leave the house and sexually assaulted her for two hours, according to the statement.
The victim sought help the following day and reported the alleged incidents to police. She was transported to Middle Park Health to be treated for her injuries and a safe room was arranged for her and her children through Victim Advocates.
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