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Disorderly Conduct Attorney in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 02, 2023 | 0 Comments

Disorderly conduct charges in Arapahoe County can result when typical  daily activities escalate. Instances involving road rage, fighting, and misuse of firearms or weapons can end in criminal penalties. Alcohol is often a factor as well in these situations that include disturbing the peace or ac...

Child Abuse Defense Lawyer in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Oct 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Child abuse crimes in Jefferson County, Colorado typically involve someone harming a young person under the age of 16. Placing youth in situations that could potentially be harmful also can qualify as child abuse. Depending on injuries and how often the alleged abuse occurred, penalties can inclu...

Drug Possession Lawyer in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Oct 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Drug possession charges in Denver can result when someone has controlled substances without a valid prescription from a doctor. Also known as possession for personal use, all types of narcotics (with the exception of marijuana) apply to this particular law. This can be a misdemeanor or felony off...

Official Misconduct Charges in Denver | CRS 18-8-404

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Sep 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Official misconduct charges in Denver can result when a public servant abuses their power in some way. Government employees that use their position for personal benefit or to harm another may face criminal charges. Police officers who let friends off the hook or use law enforcement tools for pers...

Illegal Discharge of a Firearm Law in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Sep 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

The illegal discharge of a firearm law in Colorado makes it unlawful to fire a gun into occupied dwellings or vehicles. In cases of something like a drive-by shooting, this is done intentionally. However, sometimes a weapon goes off accidentally and the bullet enters one of these structures. With...

Prohibited Use of Weapons Law in Adams County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Aug 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

The prohibited use of weapons law in Adams County, Colorado makes it unlawful to aim or shoot a firearm at another person. Throwing specific weapons at someone is also a crime in Thornton, Commerce City, and Brighton. While many weapons are responsibly used for self-defense, security, or sport, t...

Theft Defense Attorney in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Aug 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Theft charges in Jefferson County, Colorado can arise when a person intentionally steals someone else's property. The value of the items is a large determining factor in this crime. When the total value of the property stolen is less than $2,000, a misdemeanor charge applies. However, if the tota...

Posting a Private Image for Harassment in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Posting or sending private pictures of someone without their permission is unlawful in Denver. If these actions are done in an attempt to harass the subject of the photos, criminal charges often follow. This crime is also known as revenge porn as it sometimes involves a former lover seeking reven...

Robbery Lawyer in Adams County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Robbery charges in Adams County, Colorado are a result of knowingly taking items of value from someone via threat, intimidation, or force. This felony offense has particularly serious consequences and amplifies quickly with the presence or use of a deadly weapon. Colorado's robbery laws also incr...

DUI Defense Attorney in Adams County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

Driving under the influence is a crime in Adams County, Colorado that sometimes spikes around the holidays. District attorneys are known to assume that any DUI arrest means the person is guilty of driving under the influence. However, many reasons exist as to why someone might speed, run a stop s...

Harassment Charges in Adams County | CRS 18-9-111

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Harassment charges in Adams County, Colorado can result when someone intentionally annoys or alarms another using physical contact, obscene gestures, or repeated communication. Many other actions apply to harassment as well, such as following someone in a public place, continuously taunting them,...

3rd Degree Burglary Charges in Denver | CRS 18-4-204

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

3rd degree burglary charges in Denver can result when someone breaks into an item that houses money or valuables. There must be intent to commit a crime in doing so, such as theft. Lockers, cash registers, safes, and vaults are common items that are broken into to obtain whatever is insi...

Boulder Enticement of a Child Attorney | CRS 18-3-305

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

Enticement of a child is an offense in Colorado that often occurs from messaging young teens. Inviting a child 14 or younger to meet in Boulder or Longmont for sexual contact is unlawful, even if no sexual contact occurs. Invitations themselves sometimes include a suggestion to meet in a house, a...

Fraud and Deceit Attorney in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

Prescription Drug Fraud occurs in Arapahoe County when someone uses fraud, deceit, or forgery to obtain prescription drugs. Those that are desperate or addicted to these substances can face especially steep penalties should they try to acquire them illegally. Sadly, more and more people are facin...

Aggravated Robbery Attorney in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Aggravated Robbery is a crime in Denver, and throughout Colorado, that involves both the act of taking something of value from another, coupled with the use or threat of a deadly weapon. A woman was recently arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery in Lone Tree dating back to a parking lot sho...

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