Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Colorado Arrest Warrant

An arrest warrant, in Colorado, gives the arresting officer the authority to arrest you. This is on the grounds that they believe that you are committing a criminal offense. The officer can then go into your home, workplace, or other places that he/she believes you  may be in order to execute the arrest warrant and take you into custody.

Once you’re arrested, you may then be allowed out on bail. This varies depending on the type and severity of crime that you’re accused of committing, along with [..]

Can Colorado Police Search You for Drugs on a Bus?

If a peace officer pulls you over for an alleged traffic violation, they may ask to search your vehicle. You have the right to say no.

Law enforcement officers have the right to search a person or their property only if they have reasonable suspicion that you committed a crime, and if they only suspect you to have committed a traffic offense, they cannot search you for other crimes. This is a part of your Fourth Amendment rights.

But while the Fourth Amendment is a right extended [..]