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Understand the Penalties Associated with Looting in Colorado

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Looting | Theft Crimes

Understand the Penalties Associated with Looting in Colorado

In our state, you won’t find a looting law on the books. In fact, only a handful of other states have actual, specific looting laws. Here, if you are found looting, other charges like theft, burglary, or robbery will apply. … Continue reading

Shoplifting: A “Minor” Crime That Can Easily Become a Major One

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Shoplifting | Theft Crimes

Shoplifting: A “Minor” Crime That Can Easily Become a Major One

A teen girl shoving lipstick into her purse. A man trying on clothes and wearing them as he walks out of the store without paying. A kid taking a toy because he really wanted it. Or maybe a celebrity stealing … Continue reading

Dissolution of Impact Unit Could Lead to More Property Crimes

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Burglary | Robbery | Theft Crimes

Dissolution of Impact Unit Could Lead to More Property Crimes

The Colorado Springs Police Department used to have an Impact Unit that worked to handle property crimes. They were very effective, too. Between January and mid-September of this year, the Impact Unit recovered $1 million worth of stolen vehicles, $52,000 … Continue reading

Coloradans Can Lose Their Job for Committing Theft

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

Coloradans Can Lose Their Job for Committing Theft

When you think of theft penalties, what do you think of? Jail time? Fines? Paying the business or property owners back for the things that were stolen? It depends on the type of theft charge you face. But while all … Continue reading

What’s the Difference Between Theft and Burglary in Our State?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Burglary | Theft Crimes

What’s the Difference Between Theft and Burglary in Our State?

If you steal, you could be charged with theft. If you steal, you could be charged with burglary. What’s the difference? First off, both charges are very serious. Both burglaries and thefts of over $1,000 are considered felony offenses. The … Continue reading

A Breakdown of Theft Charges in Colorado

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

A Breakdown of Theft Charges in Colorado

Compared to a lot of other crimes, theft doesn’t really seem that bad. After all, you’re not physically harming or killing anyone. And in the case of something like stealing and using another person’s credit card, most likely the victim … Continue reading

Common Defenses against Colorado Theft Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Theft Crimes

Common Defenses against Colorado Theft Charges

Have you been charged with theft in the greater Denver area? Theft in Colorado is a very serious crime, one that can result in prison or jail time, probation, fines, restitution, community service, or even house arrest depending on the … Continue reading

Guide to the Many Different Classifications of Theft in Colorado

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Shoplifting | Theft Crimes

Guide to the Many Different Classifications of Theft in Colorado

Shoplifting. Fuel piracy. Theft by resale of a lift ticket. These are all activities that may constitute theft crimes under Colorado law. But while theft crimes may take many different forms in Colorado, all theft crimes typically involve knowingly taking … Continue reading

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