If you came outside and found someone searching through your trash bin, you may be surprised and outraged. You may feel like your privacy had been violated. You'd think on one else had any right to know what you'd thrown away.
Over 100 people have been identified across five counties in Colorado as possible victims of a identity theft ring. Seven people have been arrested and are now facing charges that deal with the white collar crime, as well as other crimes like the distribution of methamphetamines.
The Princeton Review is well known for its "best of" edition, which recently listed the best colleges to attend for students who love to smoke marijuana. There were 136,000 students surveyed from 380 colleges. The questions was "How wide is use of marijuana at your college?" Perhaps not unexpectedly, two of the top ten colleges are Colorado College and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
If you're convicted of a crime, there are many consequences that you might face in addition to potential incarceration. Even if you are convicted but not sentenced to jail or prison time, you could still face other penalties and consequences that can have a major negative impact on your life. In many cases, simply being charged with a crime can have a significant effect on certain areas of your life.
College students have a tendency to get out of control from time to time. While most are able to do so within the limits of the law, others push things a bit too far. For this reason, it is not uncommon for a college student to be arrested for some type of crime.
A criminal traffic violation is a big deal. Depending on the circumstances, this could result in a license suspension, fine, or even time in prison.
If you are facing a criminal charge you may be frightened and confused. This unsurprising since, depending on the charges faced, the consequences for a conviction can be harsh. While imprisonment and fines may be the first thing that comes to mind, collateral consequences such as having a criminal record, that could later harm your chance to get a job, could have a negative impact.
Going off to college is an exciting time in a young person's life. For many, it's fast paced and full of first-time experiences - living apart from mom and dad, making new friends and being held accountable for school and work. But this freedom and independence comes with higher standards of personal responsibility. Even a single lapse in judgment can lead to a serious run in with the law and school authorities.
A home invasion in Cascade, Colorado, which is just west of Colorado Springs, turned into a lengthy standoff and a hostage situation for the seven residents in the home.
As public opinion regarding marijuana and other drugs continues to evolve throughout the United States, the laws governing the possession of illegal drugs are also changing. Nowhere is this transition more prevalent than in Colorado.