Update: Cop Michael Ryan cited in apparent prostitute blowjob incident, delay explained

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Michael Ryan.
Update: Yesterday morning, we wrote about the decision not to immediately cite Denver Police Department Detective Michael Ryan after Lakewood police officers found him in a compromising position with a prostitute; see our previous coverage below. Toward day's end, Ryan did indeed receive a summons for the incident. Why the delay? Lakewood Police Department spokesman Steve Davis believes that "the complexity of what was going on was probably the biggest reason."

On April 10, as we've reported, Ryan and a 49-year-old woman described as a known prostitute were found together in a car parked near the intersection of West Colfax and Ingalls. A source told CBS4 that Ryan, a seventeen-year-veteran of the DPD whose duties included the investigation of prostitution cases, had his belt and pants unbuckled, while the woman was bent over the car's center console.

Initially, Davis says, there were questions about whether Ryan "may have been functioning in an official capacity. But he was, in fact, off duty, so that was cleared up very quickly."

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A screen capture of Lakewood police spokesman Steve Davis.
Nonetheless, neither Ryan nor the woman immediately received a summons for their actions, prompting assertions that the detective was the beneficiary of favoritism. But Davis says many other factors were actually at play.

"Our people indicated in their reports that once Michael Ryan was released, it was only pending charges," he notes. "They wanted to talk to our special-investigations unit, and they also knew the case was going to involve two law-enforcement agencies. I think they had every intention of speaking to superior officers in our department as well as the Denver Police Department as to how this was going to shake out. There were some unusual circumstances about the whole contact, so I think they were being very cautious about how they did it."

Davis adds that "a summons can be issued up to eighteen months later in a misdemeanor, so they knew they had plenty of time to do it right and make sure both departments had everything in order before charges were brought against him... They knew it was a case that was going to garner a lot of attention, so they wanted to make sure their ducks were in a row."

The woman in the case hasn't been cited, suggesting that she will be available to testify against Ryan.

In the meantime, Davis acknowledges that "for a couple of days, we've been hearing this notion from a lot of people that Michael Ryan got preferential treatment because of who he was. I would counter that with this:

"Let's pick any profession -- a plumber of a newspaper reporter. Let's say they get a summons one night for patronizing a prostitute. That person probably can go to court and pay a fine, and his family, his friends and certainly his employer will most likely never know anything about it -- they'll never know he was charged with patronizing a prostitute after that person pays a fine. But Michael Ryan waits two days to get his summons, and during that two days, his picture is put all over town, and his family, his friends and his employer are now very well aware that he's been charged with patronizing a prostitute. And his assignment, his job, is in jeopardy.

"Don't get me wrong," Davis goes on. "I'm not defending him. There's no room for people who do things like that in our profession. But to call that preferential treatment.... Well, I certainly would never want that kind of preferential treatment. Give me the summons and I'll go home. So the assertion that this was preferential treatment may need a second thought."

Continue to read our previous coverage about Detective Michael Ryan.


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king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

What about the automatic hard time for this offense as in their commission/contract? Kenneth ROGERS

Pete Olson
Pete Olson

Hey, when ya need one, ya need one.

Brian Alan Franks
Brian Alan Franks

Our society is screwed as long as pigs are not held to the same standards as non law enforcement members...die pigs die..you are scum...kill yourself

Fitz Greg
Fitz Greg

He must have taken that South Park episode too seriously!!!

Te Kay
Te Kay

His poor wife .... If he had one :/

Brent Dishneau
Brent Dishneau

Cops protect other Cops. It doesn't take a genius or an in depth under cover story to figure that out.

Thoz Guyz
Thoz Guyz

I always hear, " we need to protect our own..." to what lengths will they NOT go???

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter


So why haven't they given the NAME of the Female prostitute?


I wonder if it was the ever famous Jill ....


Sean Herbert
Sean Herbert

They were busy smirking at powerless dog owners while their pets suffer a long painful death. DPD is a real negative for Denver's bid for the RNC. And DPD frequenting prostitutes? Nasty! No surprise there, but they are a disgrace to Denver. Tired of seeing the numerous tax payer payouts the city council approves numerous times yearly for DPD's troubles. I don't trust them, do u?

GuestWho
GuestWho topcommenter

It's time to legalize and regulate prostitution.  Think of the tax dollars the state could collect and use to build schools for the children.  Tax retail blowjobs already!

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Denver Post 


POSTED:   04/16/2014 05:54:43 PM MDT


A longtime Denver police detective was issued a summons Wednesday for allegedly using the services of a prostitute in Lakewood last week.

Detective Michael Ryan, 50, was issued a summons for soliciting a prostitute and patronizing a prostitute, said Timmy Marquez, a Lakewood police spokesman

Lakewood patrol officers allegedly witnessed a known prostitute get into Ryan's personal car while he was off duty on April 10, Marquez said.

The car was stopped by police a short time later, and Ryan identified himself as a Denver cop, Marquez said.

Ryan was detained, but not put under "physical arrest" at that time, Marquez said.

"That is not an uncommon occurrence," he said. "Sometimes, further investigating needs to be done before an arrest is made or a summons is issued."

The woman has not yet been charged in the case, police said.

Ryan must appear in Lakewood Municipal Court court at a later date.

Ryan was placed on administrative leave Friday, which will continue pending the outcome of the case, said Raquel Lopez, a Denver police spokeswoman.

Lester Craig
Lester Craig

Time for the CYA now. When they get caught it is always cover your ass time.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

 "... that Ryan, a seventeen-year-old [sic] DPD veteran, is the person at the center of the story."


So it was sex with a minor?


David Davis
David Davis

Not the 1st and surely not the last.

jbtrax
jbtrax

"But CBS4 reports that Ryan, a seventeen-year-old DPD veteran, is the person at the center of the story."


I didn't realize DPD hires cops who are that young. In light of his age, shouldn't she face extra charges? Maybe she could get hired as a school teacher somewhere.

Larry Rios
Larry Rios

hey, i saw this episode of south park

KeepItInUrPants
KeepItInUrPants

It's funny cause when you talk to a cop, they act like they are these wonderful human beings that are role models for the children and the community. My experiences have proved to be the exact opposite They lie, cheat, steal and are very cruel and violent individuals who lack empathy for their fellow man......Definitely not role models for our children or ourselves.

Jim Mayes
Jim Mayes

It's part of the French benefits package of being a cop. You get to get away with criminal behavior

Marcus Netters
Marcus Netters

Police are a group.. a gang if you will. Also paying for a bj shouldn't be illegal

greggprovenza
greggprovenza

Maybe his belt was unbuckled because his belly was full from eating a bunch of doughnuts. Ya, and the prostitute was just helping him keep his penis from falling out of his pants........... Or maybe not. You know... these cops advertise that they "serve & protect". But all I see em' doing is going around extorting money out of people under "partial law" that only works for their (above the law) masters. It takes a lot of nerve for a nazi enforcer to charge (the underprivileged) for not wearing a seatbelt and crap like that. You know what I mean? So since I'm on a rant lets talk about the counterfeit government that these false authority cops work for. You see... "their" counterfeit government allows certain false teachers a (so called) "non-profit status". But what did Christ say to the creeps of old who wanted to deliver him to the power of "their" governor about paying tribute? Hmmm? (Luke 20:20-26) And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor. And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly: Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or no? But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me? Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Caesar's. And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar's, and unto God the things which be God's. And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.    HELLO!!!                                                                                                                       So "this" is how people get a guy like Clinton getting lip service from Monica (and saying it wasn't sex). The ministers of Satan (like John Hagee) claim that the "powers that be" are the elected officials of voters. But Paul let us KNOW in Romans that the real "powers that be" ARE the REAL "ministers of God". (Romans 13:1-6) Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same. For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. 

And

Paul was referring to the "saints" (not double minded hypocrite satanists).            (1 Corinthians 6:1) Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints? (Jude 1:14, 15) And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. 

So now that we KNOW that the real "powers that be" ARE the REAL "ministers of God" PER ROMANS 13, let's understand that obama is a lying fraud through his "oath" (of office) lie. (James 5:12) But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.

See what I'm saying?

The cops are partial in their system of bull crap law because their whole counterfeit government of self damning hypocrites is corrupt. And they learned to be partial-law hypocrites by example. http://youtu.be/X6i8p8lsmhM 

Justin Winchell
Justin Winchell

Haha holy shit that's where I live.. Not surprising at all

Jay Baerga
Jay Baerga

wow an yet us citizens do nothing

Suni Daze
Suni Daze

of course not ....we dont prosecute cops here !!!

RobertChase
RobertChase topcommenter

Perhaps Ryan should be shifted to one of the squads detailed to intimidate protesters and arrest them on false criminal charges; clearly his work in prostitution qualifies him for advancement.

J Luis Sanchez
J Luis Sanchez

Lol my sons gramas husband was a cop & same story only he got fired....AND hes white.

A Lisha Kue
A Lisha Kue

While men are pig low life mother fuckers especially cops n Lakewood cops r stuck up ass holes who think they know it all or your a criminal let me have your id oh my bad your clean dumb fucks they never protect or serve but only go above the law I hope some psycho goes on a killing spree at a cop station with there own weapons yeah wishful thinking .... Not to mention if I were to do that if get locked up

Mandy McIver
Mandy McIver

Cause them cops are above the law, don't you know?

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

Lakewood's police are so modern they do NOT serve paper on an arrest-"…we got computers now …".

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

Conspiracy to commit murder investigation university police case #…0011997001… 3-coeds missing-presumed-dead.…

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

"Accused of being a "violent soldier" because I counseled deaths row inmates … and counseled people who were in the Federal Witness Protection Program etc…

Ordained 1972.…

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

What about strip searches that could get the cop pregnant? I know of at least twice fully clothed man and got pregnant… now they use females to knock your balls around… so pregnant without sex or just dirty cop?

muhutdafuga
muhutdafuga topcommenter

Too bad when you need one and they are "busy" with a prostitute. 

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@GuestWho  ... REGULATE Sex Like Alcohol !!


No more than 6 fornications, only 3 of which can produce a useful orgasm.


... or more as medically necessary.



Cognitive_Dissident
Cognitive_Dissident topcommenter

@GuestWho  Frankly, I'm bewildered by the people who repeatedly ask for things to be taxed in order for a freedom to be recognized. What kind of rights do people have if they have to pay for the privilege of exercising them?

muhutdafuga
muhutdafuga topcommenter

@jbtrax The corrupt and incompetent go directly into DPS administration.

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

What about the automatic hard time for this offense as in their commission/contract? Don't they make use of their stables? They make enough of the camp whores they admitted they'd collect the charges @ 300 SOUTH Clay from the Mr on the lease ….

dirtybird14
dirtybird14

@KeepItInUrPants  you have been reading my mind!  i too have said the same things about those who HIDE BEHIND THERE TIN STAR AND DEMAND RESPECT AT THE END OF THE BARREL OF THERE GUN!  all that college learning and they CHOOSE to be a gun slinger!  

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

What does that mean about male on male - homosexuality is legal at gun point?

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

Oh and they admitted they couldn't build a case after destroying my apt belonging etc… 151p 117m.

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

The back pay issue is there but they claimed enough sex occurred they didn't need to pay for the testing. …

king.priest.ce
king.priest.ce

Arapahoe county just steals antiques and does NOT register the car guns or swords just use the victims' license plates and gun registration … car etc.

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