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What Turns a Drug Conspiracy Case into a Potential COCCA Violation?
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In September 2019, the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force (NCDTF) arrested 10 people, who face more than 120 felony allegations, including COCCA charges.
 
It was all part of Operation Malverde, an eight-month-long investigation by the NCDTF that by all accounts was incredibly successful. Beyond the arrests, the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor reported that the NCDTF seized weapons, illegal drugs, and cash. Numerous suspects are still at large.
 
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Colorado Revenge Porn Laws: Where They Stand
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In Colorado, you may find yourself standing before a judge if you post or distribute intimate images of your lover or spouse online after a breakup. How so?
 
Harassing your former significant other by posting nude images without his or her permission is a violation of Colorado’s revenge porn laws. These laws also apply to strangers who post images they find when they hack into someone else’s device… Continue reading this article

Can Too Much Halloween “Fun” Get Your Teen Arrested in Colorado?
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Everyone loves a good Halloween prank, and teens are notorious for taking these sorts of things too far. In fact, many Halloween pranks gone awry can result in criminal charges.
 
For your teen, this could mean severely compromising his or her future college and employment prospects. Let’s take a look at the criminal charges that can result from Halloween fun that seems to have gotten a little too… Continue reading this article

What You Should Know about Colorado Insurance Fraud Charges
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Insurance fraud refers to any fraudulent act committed with the intent to obtain an improper payment from an insurer. Every year, insurance fraud costs companies billions of dollars.
 
No sector of the insurance market is immune to insurance fraud or the potential for fraud. Policyholders, and in some cases insurance agents or adjusters, have defrauded all types of insurers, such as health insurance, auto insurance, homeowner’s insurance, and… Continue reading this article

If Your Kid Fights at a CO School, They May Face Assault Charges
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While roughhousing and bullies have existed in schools for many generations, it seems like schools nowadays are getting more violent and even downright dangerous.
 
Students regularly participate in school shooter drills. Security officers are hired to make sure students don’t bring guns into class. Violence at all levels, even simple roughhousing, is being taken more seriously than it ever has.
 
In Colorado, this means that law enforcement… Continue reading this article

Stop Yourself from Getting a Colorado DUI: Can These Apps Really Help?
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Even for a first-time offense, a Colorado DUI conviction is costly and can have life-changing consequences. Moreover, driving drunk risks not only your own life but that of other drivers on the road.
 
Clearly, a DUI should be avoided by all means.
 
However, avoiding driving drunk is sometimes not as easy as it sounds. Who among us hasn’t driven home after having a few at some point?… Continue reading this article

Colorado Drug Convictions and Mass Incarceration: The Real Story
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The U.S. is in the midst of a mass incarceration crisis. We have the highest incarceration rate in the world, and because of this, our prison population has increased exponentially in the past few decades.
 
Incarceration comes at an enormous human cost to prison inmates and their families. The government (and its taxpayers) bear its heavy financial cost. Moreover, studies show that incarceration does little to end criminal… Continue reading this article

CO Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse: What’s the Link?
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Domestic violence is a tragic reality in relationships across the county. Lawmakers, social workers, and educators have worked hard to assess the causes and what actions should be taken to curb domestic violence deaths.
 
The solutions are not easy to find. Not all domestic violence cases are the same. One in four women have experienced domestic violence, but one in nine men are also victims of domestic violence.… Continue reading this article

In Colorado, Stealing Can Cost You Your Job
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In the Colorado criminal justice system, theft and stealing are umbrella terms that encompass a variety of criminal behaviors. Our courts consider theft to be any act that takes something of value from someone else without authorization or through lies or aggression.
 
This broad definition means you can be charged with theft or stealing in Colorado for actions like shoplifting, embezzlement, false pretense, or even the unauthorized sale… Continue reading this article

Adults Involved in Colorado Child Prostitution Face Serious Charges
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Colorado child prostitution generally includes the offenses of child sex trafficking, pimping a child, soliciting a child prostitute, or patronizing a child prostitute. Regardless of the nature of an adult’s involvement in child prostitution, these are always felony-level offenses.
 
Unlike other states, Colorado has an entire subchapter devoted to child prostitution, which is completely separate from the prostitution of adults. According to state law, children involved in prostitution… Continue reading this article