Crime

Update: Derick Tappe Accused of Door-to-Door Attack on Boulder Woman, $100K Bond Set

Update: Last week, we told you about an alleged attack on a Boulder woman by a man who presented himself as a door-to-door solicitor; see our previous coverage below. Now, Derick Tappe, who says he's part of a magazine-sales crew, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and more -- and he's currently being held on a $100,000 bond. Continue for details, including more photos.

See also: Brandon Johnson: Sex Assault Charge for Getting Into Woman's Bed, Pretending to be Boyfriend

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