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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Arvada Tattoo Artist Charged with Sexual Assault of Female Clients

Austin Heuberger

(Golden, CO – August 25, 2020)  Austin Michael Heuberger, DOB: 5-14-94, has been charged, in two cases, with Unlawful Sexual Contact of two different women while they were being tattooed. 

Heuberger works, or worked, as a tattoo artist at Ding Bat Tattoo, 5777 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., R800, Arvada. According to the arrest affidavits, both of the women who reported having been sexually assaulted by Heuberger, said the assaults occurred while they were on the table being tattooed. 

Heuberger was arrested and charged with one count of Unlawful Sexual Contact (M1), naming one victim, on March 17, 2020. His next appearance in that case is arraignment on August 25, 2020. He posted a $2,500 cash/surety bond.

In a second case, involving a second victim, one count of Unlawful Sexual Contact (M1) was filed on August 14, 2020 and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arrested on that warrant on August 25, 2020. He is being held without bond until his advisement on August 26 at 10:00 a.m.

Police believe that it is possible that there may be other victims. Anyone with information should contact the Arvada Police Department at 720-898-6762.


The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual has committed a crime(s).  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo. RPC 3.6

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