Archives for: February 8th, 2021

Pepper Spray: How to Make Your CO Retail Theft Charges Worse

Shoplifting may seem like an offense that is no big deal but get caught, and you can still face a theft charge that could land on your criminal record.

Furthermore, if during the commission of that crime something goes wrong, then depending on your reaction, you might just face additional charges – as two Arvada suspects will soon learn.

Two men were suspected of shoplifting from a King Soopers in Arvada. When a loss prevention officer approached them, they sprayed [...]

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 is that some people have become emboldened in carrying out criminal activities. One example was a case in Connecticut that involved a couple using masks and gloves to carry out criminal acts, including retail theft.

The numbers of these crimes [...]

Shoplifter’s Rights

When they find themselves face-to-face with authority figures, people will often back themselves into corners by immediately surrendering rights that they don’t realize they have. This is common in situations like drug busts or speeding citations, but it can also apply at other times as well, such as when an individual is accused of shoplifting.

Even though shoplifting may seem like a relatively minor crime, it can be more serious than many people realize, and you need someone experienced on [...]