Convicted sex offender to have car crushed in lieu of balls

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Last December, Catholic-school teacher Balazs Toth drove to a West Colfax McDonalds in the hopes of doing nasty things with a youngster he'd lured there using the Internet. Instead, he hooked up with members of the Denver Police Department, who promptly busted him -- and in June, he was sentenced to ninety days in jail and five years probation for a criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child. And as a bonus, tomorrow at 10:30 a.m., the DPD will publicly crush the car Toth used on the day in question.

According to Technician Loretta Beauvais, a DPD spokeswoman, the rationale for the crushing is that "the vehicle was involved in the crime. If our public-nuisance abatement unit classifies the vehicle that way, and if it was used to commit, conduct or facilitate sex assault or attempted sex assault, that's going to result in the crushing of his vehicle."

If only his testicles were in the glove compartment. Look below to learn where and when Toth's car will get the squeeze.

The Denver Police Department is scheduled to crush Balazs Toth's vehicle on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. The vehicle will be crushed at Colorado Auto and Parts which is located at 2151 West Radcliffe Avenue in Englewood, CO. The Denver Police Public Nuisance Abatement Unit will crush Toth's vehicle because he attempted to lure a child to have sex with him via the internet.

On December 5, 2008, the Denver Police Department arrested Balazs Toth (08/09/1972), for Luring of a Child via the internet in the McDonald's parking lot located at West Colfax Avenue and North Osage Street. The suspect was transported to the Denver Police Headquarters.

Toth was a teacher at a Catholic School and taught students the same age as the victim in this case. On June 30, 2009, Toth was sentenced to 90 days in County Jail and five years sex offender probation which requires him to register as a sex offender. He was charged with various internet crimes involving children, but pleaded guilty to Criminal Attempt to Commit Sexual Assault on a Child.

Based on the investigation of this case, the suspect's vehicle was declared a Class One Public Nuisance under the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Section 37-50 (c) (19).

Sec. 37-50. Definitions.

(c) Public nuisance, Class one (1): Any parcel of real property, personal property, or motor vehicle on or in which any of the following illegal activity occurs, or which is used to commit, conduct, promote, facilitate, or aid the commission of or flight from any of the following activities. For purposes of this section, the illegal activity shall have the same definition as that contained in the section of the Colorado Revised Statute (C.R.S.), as amended, or the section of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (D.R.M.C.), as amended, listed after the illegal activity:

19. Sexual assaults or attempted sexual assaults, C.R.S. sections 18-2-101, 18-3-402, 18-3-404, 18-3-405, 18-3-405.3, 18-3-405.5.

The Denver Police Public Nuisance Abatement Unit filed a civil case on the suspect vehicle and the conclusion is the vehicle will be crushed at the Colorado Auto and Parts located in Englewood, CO, on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. The address is listed below:

Colorado Auto and Parts
2151 West Radcliff Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110

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