Aggravated Criminal Sexual Penetration - New Mexico Sexual Assault Laws
In New Mexico, the criminal charge of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Penetration is classified as a Statutory First degree felony.
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Penetration Crime & Punishment in New Mexico :
The New Mexico code § 30-9-11 defines one degrees of the crime aggravated criminal sexual penetration, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.
|Severity||Aggravated Criminal Sexual Penetration - Charge Description||Punishment|
First degree felony
|The unlawful and intentional causing of a person to engage in sexual intercourse, cunnilingus, fellatio or anal intercourse or the causing of penetration, to any extent and with any object, of the genital or anal openings of another, whether or not there is any emission, on a child under 13 with an intent to kill or with a depraved mind regardless of human life.||18 months in prison|
New Mexico law allows aggravated criminal sexual penetration to be enforced as a statutory charge. This means that this charge can be applied to cases in which the victim is younger than the New Mexico Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Penetration is a charge that is unique to New Mexico. Crimes that would be prosecuted as aggravated criminal sexual penetration in New Mexico will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.