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.
A district court judge recently denied a request to try a Colorado teenager who is facing murder charges as a juvenile. Under criminal law in Colorado, anyone who accused of serious crimes such as murder before he or she turned 18 could be charged as an adult. This teen was one of two 17-year-olds arrested and charged with murder last May. Both have turned 18 since then, and both will face the charges as adults.
A man from Colorado Springs Is facing criminal charges after a recent accident. Authorities allege that he committed several violations of the criminal law. Reportedly, his arrest followed a crash on Highway 50.
Arrests of Colorado youths are naturally frightening experiences -- often for the children and their parents. They may be unsure about the procedures that will follow, and the consequences of convictions. Although Colorado criminal law focuses more on rehabilitation than punishment when it comes to children, serious crimes can cause long-term consequences to the futures of convicted juveniles.
Circumstances sometimes make it difficult to resist the temptation to commit a crime in an effort to help resolve another problem. Unfortunately, even with the best intentions of returning ill-gotten funds, situations tend to get out of control quickly. A Colorado man is facing criminal charges after his recent arrest for an alleged theft of about $400,000.
When a person in Colorado is accused of theft, whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, it could have an impact on his or her future because it could be regarded as a reflection on one's character. For that reason, anybody facing a criminal charge would be best served by retaining experienced legal counsel. The way such charges are handled may limit the consequences in the future when it comes to employers, lenders and landlords who might have trouble trusting an individual who was convicted of theft.