A mailman in Colorado springs was arrested and accused of stealing mail. Authorities allege that the accused mailman may have stolen 80 letters, which they say they found in his bag. Police claim that half of the stolen letters they found had been opened.
The ski resort areas of Colorado, specifically the 5th Judicial District, boast some of the highest DUI arrest rates. It's hard to know if this is because the resort area is the drunkest part of the state or if it's because law enforcement is particularly strict about enforcing DUI laws. According to the police chief in Avon, it's probably a mix of both.
If you've been accused of a crime in Colorado, one way to make your charges and criminal situation a great deal worse is to lie under oath. This is another type of crime known as perjury. If the court discovers that you committed perjury, it will result in elevated punishments when you're convicted and sentenced.
Facing a criminal charge in Colorado Springs does not have to mean the end of your freedom or life as you know it. There are ways to fight the charges, especially if you have consulted with an experienced criminal defense attorney. There are some items of importance you will want to discuss with your attorney and we will touch on them in today's post.
Being charged with a crime in Colorado is not the end of the road for your freedom. You will be able to work with a defense attorney from the minute you are processed at the police station through to the end of your case. A common method used to help keep people out of jail or to acquire a shorter sentence is that of plea bargaining.
Colorado Springs Police have released the latest information relating to juvenile arrests in the area. There have been nearly 90 juvenile arrests each month in 2017 so far. Fortunately, this figure does not represent a major increase compared to the last five years' worth of data.
Being charged with theft can bring about penalties and sentencing that range from minor to severe. A simple theft case can turn your life upside down, even if you've never been charged with a prior crime. Today, we will take a look at the penalties and sentencing for theft charges in Colorado Springs.
You're walking home at night when a police car pulls up at the end of the street. The officer gets out and walks over, asking you to stop.
With summer slowly ending, it will soon be time for hunters to take to the woods. Whether hunting for deer, bear, elk, geese or other type of animal, it's important to know the laws in effect in Colorado when it comes to hunting either by bow or firearm.
If you were accused of a crime in Colorado, your criminal defense lawyer may have a lot of defense strategies available to use. However, some criminal defense options will be more appropriate to employ than others. One criminal defense strategy, the defense of automatism, can only be applied in extremely rare circumstances.