Sheriff's Office Makes Arrests on Sexual Assault Duo

January 6, 2021

On Friday, May 15, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office began investigating a sexual assault which occurred in eastern El Paso County, Colorado.  The victim reported during the assault the suspects alluded to there being additional victims. 

Sheriff's Office Detectives with the assistance of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation extensively investigated this case. On January 6, 2021, members of the Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force arrested the suspects in the case.

The suspects have been identified as Annette Nissim DOB: 3/18/59, and Frank Gonsalves DOB: 4/28/58. Both individuals were arrested and booked into the El Paso County Jail on the following charges:

Sexual Assault- Drug/Alcohol Induced

Unlawful Sexual Contact

Mug shots of Nissim and Gonsalves are attached to this media release.

If anyone has any information involving Nissim or Gonsalves or have been victimized by them, please contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line at 719-520-6666.

MR 21-001