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Theft in Colorado: When Does It Become a Felony?
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There are two general types of criminal charges in Colorado: misdemeanors and felonies. Within each of these categories are hundreds of different types of crimes, including assault, theft, or possession of controlled substances. Many of these acts can be charged as either misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the amount of damage done or the amount of substances involved.
 
Let’s take a look at theft.
 
Some theft crimes… Continue reading this article

What Penalties Might You Expect If Accused of 127 Colorado Burglaries?
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One group is believed to be responsible for 127 burglaries in Colorado Springs. In this post, we’ll detail how the law might apply in their cases, what penalties they might face, and how a skilled attorney can help fight charges like these.
 
What We Know about the Colorado Springs Burglary Ring
 
A group of at least four suspects has been accused of committing over 127 burglaries between… Continue reading this article

You Stole a Safe in Colorado – What Charges Will You Face?
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Sometime in the late night or early morning hours between April 8 and 9, 2018, three safes were stolen from the Aspen Highlands ticket office.
 
All of the relatively small safes were carried out, and two of them were removed from their wall mounts. Officers debate about whether one person could have carried the safes out alone, and surveillance videos show one suspect and three other men police… Continue reading this article

The Two Laws in Colorado That Cover Credit Card Fraud
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These days we use credit and debit cards for just about everything. That being the case, it’s not at all surprising that credit card fraud has become quite commonplace. Thieves use a variety of techniques to steal consumers’ credit card information, with some even offering stolen credit card information for sale on the darknet.
 
In Denver, a high-profile credit card and fuel theft scam recently culminated in… Continue reading this article

Woman Steals Jesus in Denver – What Penalties Does She Face?
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People steal all kinds of things, but when was the last time you heard about someone stealing Jesus?
 
Well, that’s exactly what happened on August 25 at the Azhari Rug Gallery in Denver.
 
Jay Azhari, the owner of the shop on Antique Row, said a woman came into the shop around 7 p.m., and his video surveillance system caught her stealing a Jesus figurine and a Jade… Continue reading this article

What Does It Mean That Motor Vehicle Theft Crimes Are on the Rise?
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Crime is on the rise here in our state.
 
In a single year – from 2015 to 2016 – the overall crime rate went up 5.5% according to a recent report released by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
 
Homicides went up 9.9%. Rapes went up 7.2%. Aggravated assaults went up 8.3%. Robberies went up 5.9%. Larceny – more commonly known as theft – went up 4.3%. The… Continue reading this article

Thefts Can Add Up Quickly… and So Will Charges
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We all have those little expenses that turn into big chunks of our paycheck. Heading to Starbucks for your morning coffee. Stopping for fast food because you don’t have time for anything else.
 
Do these things once or twice and the money involved will be pretty small. Do them a few times a week for a month, though, and it adds up fast.
 
Well, the same concept… Continue reading this article

How Can I Defend Against a Colorado Shoplifting Charge?
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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… Continue reading this article

What You Need to Know about Colorado Motor Vehicle Theft
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When you think of vehicle theft, you may picture someone hijacking a car and driving away into the distance. Or maybe a car theft organization that operates a chop shop.
 
Stories in the media tend to support this. Right now, Colorado Springs is on the lookout for two young people involved in a motor vehicle theft ring. Four arrests have already been made, and three of the stolen… Continue reading this article

3 Crimes You Didn’t Know Are Theft Crimes
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When we think of a theft crime, we think of someone taking something that doesn’t belong to them. This could be shoplifting from a retail store, taking an item or items from someone else’s car, stealing a car, or other similar crimes.
 
The theft law in Colorado clearly defines theft as:
 

Knowingly getting, taking, or exercising control over anything valuable from another person without their permission or… Continue reading this article