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November 2016 Archives

Driving While Stoned Can Land You In Jail

Though many marijuana users claim the effects of the drug are benign, especially when compared to alcohol, the State of Colorado disagrees. Driving under the influence of marijuana can get you arrested. And if you are convicted on a DUI drug charge, you face the same penalties as those for an alcohol-related DUI - including a fine, possible jail time and the loss of your driver's license

Take Care When Driving With Marijuana In Colorado

The passage of Amendment 64 legalized possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use by persons aged 21 or older. But Colorado laws regulate where recreational marijuana can be consumed and how it can be transported. If you run afoul of these laws, you could face serious legal problems, including the possibility of jail time.

Have you been accused of a sex crime in Colorado Springs?

Simply being accused of a sex crime comes with a host of social and career consequences. Colorado Springs residents do not have to be convicted of such crimes — and could be perfectly innocent — but they will still face the stigma that comes with such accusations.

What are the statutes of limitations for sex crimes in Colorado?

In Colorado and the rest of the country, law enforcement is required to charge someone with a crime within a certain period of time. Depending on the crime and the circumstances in which it was committed, this time frame may vary. It is called the statute of limitations.

308 drivers arrested for DUI in Halloween drunk driving blitz

Police officers throughout Colorado were patrolling the streets in full force last Hallow's Eve and we've just received the statistics on how many drivers they arrested and accused of DUI. A total of 308 drivers were taken into custody and charged with drunk driving during the Halloween weekend, representing a whopping increase compared to last year's Halloween DUI arrest number of 269.

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