Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

How Coloradans Can Battle Back against Robbery Charges in Denver

Coloradans have seen their fair share of news about robbery recently.

It wasn’t long ago that police arrested a man in Colorado Springs for robbing 17 different establishments throughout the area. An 82-year old man who allegedly committed a robbery in Colorado and three other states was arrested in Arizona. And people are still pointing fingers and laughing at the attempted robber in Colorado who dropped his pants during the crime.

While it may be difficult not to laugh at that video, though, Colorado robbery charges are [..]

“Shoplifting” in Colorado Covers More Than Simply Stealing from a Store

Holiday shopping can be extremely stressful, and no one wants their shopping experience to be any more chaotic than it needs to be. Especially if that “chaos” involves being accused of shoplifting.

Not only is it embarrassing and frustrating to be pulled aside by security or store employees and accused, it can be utterly confusing if you don’t understand what you’re supposed to have done wrong.

Worse, if you are convicted of shoplifting – regardless of your actual guilt – the penalties can tack on thousands of [..]

Strategies Colorado Prosecutors Use to Prove Intent in Burglary Cases

The crime of burglary involves unlawful or unauthorized entry into a building or structure with the intent to commit a crime after gaining access.

Although burglary is typically associated with theft, it is sometimes done with the intent to commit other crimes. For example, assault, vandalism, or a sex crime.

If you commit a crime or attempt to do so, the case for burglary is fairly clear-cut, and you will likely face additional charges for these crimes. However, you need not actually commit a crime [..]

Everything You Need to Know about Colorado Robbery Charges

If you are facing robbery charges in Colorado, it’s helpful to know the laws and penalties associated with these offenses. We’ll explain them in this post, along with letting you know what you can do to fight your charges.

Understanding Robbery Laws in Colorado

Under Colorado law, robbery is using intimidation, threats, or force to knowingly take any item of value directly from a person or within someone’s presence.

There are three types of robbery in Colorado, which are categorized by whether a weapon was used in [..]