Category: Shoplifting


A shoplifting charge may seem minor, but depending on the value of the items in question, you may face felony charges and could even end up spending time in prison. Because of this, it is important to be prepared before entering the courtroom and have a strong defense ready for the judge.


In Colorado, shoplifting is defined as the act of knowingly obtaining or controlling someone else’s property


With the holidays upon us, everyone is out buying gifts for their friends and family. This can be a stressful time of year for anyone, but it’s even more stressful for retailers. As the number of shoppers increases, so does the number of shoplifters.


There are many reasons why someone may shoplift something. Maybe they couldn’t afford the item they took. Maybe their friends pressured them. Maybe it


Property crime refers to a group of illegal activities that involve damaging or stealing another person’s private property. Property crime charges range in severity in Colorado—from petty offenses like shoplifting and vandalism to felonies like arson and armed robbery.


Unlike violent crimes or sex crimes, most property crimes target objects instead of people. Still, many property crimes—like arson and burglary—endanger the lives of victims, and the law takes

No parent ever wants to get a call from a store telling them that their teenager was caught shoplifting, but if you do find yourself in that difficult situation, it’s important to stay calm and think about how best to handle the situation. Read on for advice about how to handle a shoplifting incident.


Understanding Your Child’s Reasons for Shoplifting


First, you should recognize that there’s no specific

A lot of attention is given to the issue of customers shoplifting from retailers, but significantly less media attention is paid to another type of shoplifting: employees taking money or merchandise from the retailer they work for. Studies suggest that this less well-known type of shoplifting is a particularly big problem for retailers who pay low wages.


There are a lot of different reasons why people might shoplift, ranging