Fort Collins Police say 53-year-old Scott Eller Cortelyou, host of KRCN’s Business for Breakfast show, was arrested at the radio station in Lakewood around 9 a.m.
Cortelyou had previously worked as a news anchor and business editor for KOA and KHOW AM radio stations in Denver. His radio show, Business for Breakfast has been on the air with Cortelyou for 10 years – two and a half on the Radio Colorado Network and seven years prior to that on KOA Clear Channel.
Cortelyou also maintains the Business for Breakfast Web site.
Ron Nickel, Cortelyou’s boss at Radio Colorado Network says Cortelyou has been a perfect employee for the past two and a half years. Nickel says the radio host was arrested at the studio following his show Tuesday morning.
Police say the investigation into Cortelyou began in August 2006 and is ongoing.
Fort Collins Police transported him to Larimer County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked on Internet luring of a child and Internet sexual exploitation of a child.
Police say they have been working with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for the past six months on the investigation.
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