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.

Shoplifting in Colorado

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

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.

Burglary Intention in Colorado

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 [..]

Everything You Need to Know about Colorado Robbery Charges

What is the legal definition of robbery in Colorado?

“(1) A person who knowingly takes anything of value from the person or presence of another by the use of force, threats, or intimidation commits robbery.

(2) Robbery is a class 4 felony.”

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

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