Felony offenders in Colorado might be eligible for alternative placement or sentencing instead of incarceration. Community corrections programs provide convicted offenders the opportunity to change their behavior and also have restricted access to the community. An example of this progressive approach to criminal law involves a speech pathologist who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud charges.
A 25-year-old woman died in a suspected drunk driving accident in Colorado on a recent Sunday afternoon. A 47-year-old man is now facing several criminal charges after he allegedly caused a crash that led to the woman's death. Reportedly, the incident that happened at an intersection in Lakewood involved several vehicles.
Deputies from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office reportedly arrested a Colorado woman on a recent Friday. The arrest followed an investigation into allegations made by a man who contacted investigators of the county in July of last year. The man claimed that the woman committed fraud by scamming him and others into paying money into a GoFundMe account.
A 37-year old man was scheduled for a court hearing in Colorado earlier this month. He was taken into custody in May, and he remained in jail on a $100,000 bond. His arrest followed a fatal accident that occurred after police tried to pull the driver over for a traffic violation. According to court documents, at approximately 7 p.m. on a Sunday, Denver police officers spotted a vehicle without plates and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver raced away without stopping.
When a police officer in Colorado Springs recently worked extra duty on a Sunday, he claims to have seen three individuals moving about among the bicycle racks at the Colorado College campus. Upon closer inspection, he allegedly saw three teenagers removing locked bicycles from the stands. The officer approached them, but the three youths avoided arrest for criminal charges by running away.
A conviction for any criminal accusation can be detrimental to the life of anyone in Colorado. For that reason, it is best to seek legal counsel as soon as there are signs that criminal charges my be forthcoming. Despite the presumption of innocence that is guaranteed to anyone accused of a crime, what a suspect says to law enforcement can make or break a case.
Law enforcement in Colorado Springs reported the recent arrest of a suspect in several armed robberies. Juvenile crimes involving weapons are serious felonies that can have life-changing consequences, and the alleged robber in these cases is a 15-year-old. He is facing several charges of aggravated robbery.
A series of events that culminated in a Colorado woman's arrest started in early 2017 when a registered nurse was anonymously alerted to the fact that someone else was using her nursing license to work at a nursing home in another city. She reported the matter to the police, who went to the nursing home and located the accused woman. Officers arrested her and filed criminal charges.
Facing felony charges in Colorado can ruin a young adult's future if a conviction results. Having a criminal history before establishing an employment history will likely jeopardize a person's chances of securing a job in the future. For this reason, obtaining the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after an arrest is imperative.
A Colorado woman was detained in the Douglas County Detention Center after her arrest on a recent Saturday evening. She is accused of committing a host of criminal law violations, one of which is leading police on a chase in a stolen car. Police say the chase came to an end with a crash that involved the stolen vehicle and at least three other vehicles and saw four people transported to a hospital.