Crime

StandUp For Kids founder Richard Koca's child-sex-assault bust: Maybe more victims, cops fear

Since we first wrote about the arrest on child-sex-assault charges of Richard Koca, who founded StandUp For Kids, a nonprofit devoted to helping homeless youth (see our original coverage below), Aurora police have released more info about this shocking turn. Meanwhile, a StandUp For Kids statement implies that Koca has had little recent contact with children, although he was still the outfit's CEO when crimes are thought to have taken place.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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