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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

Sharp Increase in Colorado Springs Burglaries May Mean More Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Burglary | Theft Crimes

Sharp Increase in Colorado Springs Burglaries May Mean More Charges

A Colorado Springs man recently arrived home to find his home being burglarized. When he confronted the burglar, the burglar pulled a firearm on the homeowner and pointed it at him as he ran away. That wasn’t the end, though. … Continue reading

If Someone Gets Hurt in Your Colorado Auto Theft, You Pay the Price

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Auto Theft | Theft Crimes

If Someone Gets Hurt in Your Colorado Auto Theft, You Pay the Price

Two car thieves could face increased charges for allegedly injuring a man who tried to stop them in the act.  What happened? A man was sitting outside his home in the Colorado Springs area when two individuals allegedly entered his … Continue reading

What Coloradans with Previous Shoplifting Convictions are Up Against

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Shoplifting | Theft Crimes

What Coloradans with Previous Shoplifting Convictions are Up Against

In Lafayette, shoplifting at the Wal-Mart Supercenter has become an epidemic, according to the municipal judge. In 2017, the town had 260 cases of shoplifting, as compared with 57 in the previous year. Almost all of the cases were committed … Continue reading

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