Charges against Port Alberni man Colby Messer, accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Denver, have been dismissed.
Denver’s District Attorney’s Office filed a motion requesting the charges against Messer be dismissed.
Messer was charged last April with six counts of sexual assault after an alleged violent incident in a Denver hotel.
Two of those charges now dismissed after the Denver District’s Attorney’s Office says new information found those charges could no longer be proven.
The four other charges were dropped in August after a preliminary hearing.
According to a statement from the district attorney’s office, prosecutors have an ethical duty to dismiss charges if they determine there is no longer sufficient evidence to prove a case beyond a reasonable doubt.
Three other Vancouver Island men were described as suspects in the case, but charges were not laid against them.