Category: Theft

Vehicle theft is on the rise in Colorado, which means that your chances of being charged with it rise in tandem with the crime rate.

According to the Denver Post, the first quarter of 2021 saw a 114 percent increase in the rate of auto theft compared to the previous year. That’s a significant increase – one the local authorities are trying their best to manage.

If you are caught

Shoplifting forms a unique intersection of potential criminal and civil litigation.

Unlike theft from an individual’s house or car, shoplifters interact with a business trying to preserve its goods — and affordability. You’ve likely heard statistics about how shoplifting increases prices for paying consumers.

If you’re one of those paying customers, you wouldn’t appreciate false identification as a shoplifter. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to an 11-year-old boy.

Safeway security

The U.S. economy hasn’t been as stable as many of us are used to. In fact, unemployment claim filings have remained high for nearly a year.

If you are part of the 6 percent of Coloradoans still struggling to find employment, tapping into resources a bit more than legally allowed may have crossed your mind.

If so, you certainly aren’t the only one. Colorado has reported a spike in unemployment

Christmas is a time to share – and a time to shower others with gestures of goodwill and happiness.

Even the Grinch, who found it in his heart to return all the gifts to Whoville (and bring some cheer to Littleton in real life) understood the error of his ways. Real life isn’t quite as simple as recognizing why you did something wrong, though. The difference between those who are

This past year has been absolutely chaotic. The COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest, and an intense Presidential election have left everyone on edge. To add even more fuel to the fire, property crimes throughout Denver have been rising.

The Property Crime 2020 Crime Report was released by the Denver Post in late September. Statistics from the report are not promising.

Property Crimes in Denver, 2020

Denver has reported 22,321 property crimes