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Police May Be Overzealous as Denver Auto Thefts Surge

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Grand Theft Auto | Theft Crimes

Police May Be Overzealous as Denver Auto Thefts Surge

In the United States, control of the property you own is seen as a fundamental right. Colorado adheres to that principle, which is why the state takes theft very seriously. It’s been reported recently that, in the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Using a Friend of a Friend’s Netflix Login in CO?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

Using a Friend of a Friend’s Netflix Login in CO?

When your friend shares their Netflix account with you, your first thought probably isn’t that what you’re doing is illegal. After all, it’s just the sharing of a password on a streaming service, how bad could it be? It turns … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Steal from a Colorado Hotel?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

What Happens When You Steal from a Colorado Hotel?

Taking a couple of towels or a pillow from a hotel room may not seem to be a big deal. While it’s true that hotels build losses due to theft into their annual budgets, it’s still a crime to take … Continue reading

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Retail Theft: Don’t Let Colorado Mask Orders Tempt You!

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Retail Theft/Shoplifting | Theft Crimes

Retail Theft: Don’t Let Colorado Mask Orders Tempt You!

Around the country, there have been many unintended side effects as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Law enforcement has been reporting everything from increased domestic violence to rising suicide numbers. One other effect the virus seems to be having … Continue reading

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What Could Happen to Colorado’s “Merry Christmas” Bank Robber?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Robbery | Theft Crimes

What Could Happen to Colorado’s “Merry Christmas” Bank Robber?

A bank robbery over the holiday in Colorado Springs took an unexpected twist when the suspect, an older man with a white beard, allegedly put a Christmas spin on the offense. The defendant allegedly entered the bank and robbed it … Continue reading

Lesser-Known Colorado Theft Crime Charges to Watch Out For

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

Lesser-Known Colorado Theft Crime Charges to Watch Out For

When people think about crimes that involve stealing, some immediate types of thefts tend to come to mind. Grand theft auto, perhaps. Shoplifting. Breaking and entering. Mugging. Maybe identity theft. All of these are commonly listed kinds of theft crime … Continue reading

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Do Colorado Theft Crimes Have a Statute of Limitations?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Statute of Limitation | Theft Crimes

Do Colorado Theft Crimes Have a Statute of Limitations?

The short answer to this question: yes. Every  criminal offense on the books has a corresponding statute of limitations. That is — there is a limit to how long prosecutors have to file charges against someone they believe has committed … Continue reading

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What Is a “Felony Theft Threshold,” and Does Colorado Have One?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Felonies | Theft Crimes

What Is a “Felony Theft Threshold,” and Does Colorado Have One?

When someone is arrested for theft in Colorado, the charge can be classified as a petty theft, a misdemeanor, or a felony. What determines the seriousness of the charge? In most cases it’s pretty simple: the value of the items … Continue reading

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Holiday Theft: What Colorado Law Enforcement Is Watching For

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Package Theft | Theft Crimes

Holiday Theft: What Colorado Law Enforcement Is Watching For

Denver residents may love the story of the Grinch, but right now they are fighting back against real-life grinches who go around stealing presents and packages from their neighbors. Denver7 has recently encouraged residents to speak up and hit record … Continue reading

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Study: Legal Weed Lets Colorado Police Focus on Property Crime Arrests

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Arson | Burglary | Criminal Mischief | Property Crimes | Robbery | Theft Crimes | Trespassing

Study: Legal Weed Lets Colorado Police Focus on Property Crime Arrests

See if this sounds familiar: “If cops don’t have to worry about arresting people for marijuana, they can pay attention to crimes that actually matter.” Most of us have heard numerous variations of this argument over the years, but until … Continue reading

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