Lots of things can happen while playing poker with your friends. But, seldom do you think one of those things would be a robbery. According to the news, a robbery is exactly what one man and his friends experienced while playing a game of poker at the man's home in Boulder, Colorado. While the group was playing poker, a masked man barged into the home wearing a dark hoodie and a horse mask, and carrying a wooden paddle. Another man, who was holding a gun, yelled for all poker players to put their hands up while the other robber with the horse mask stole $3,500 from their poker game. If these men are found by police in Boulder or anywhere else in Colorado, they will be charged with Aggravated Robbery, C.R.S. 18-4-302. They could also be charged with Burglary, C.R.S. 18-4-202, for entering and remaining unlawfully in an occupied structure with intent to commit a crime therein. This is a class 3 felony in Colorado.
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Definition of Aggravated Robbery in Adams County, Colorado
In Adams County, Arapahoe County and every other county of Colorado, Aggravated Robbery is charged when, during the act of robbery or immediate flight therefrom, a person:“(a) Is armed with a deadly weapon with intent, if resisted, to kill, maim, or wound the person robbed or any other person; or (b) Knowingly wounds or strikes the person robbed or any other person with a deadly weapon or by the use of force, threats, or intimidation with a deadly weapon knowingly puts the person robbed or any other person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury; or (c) Has present a confederate, aiding or abetting the perpetration of the robbery, armed with a deadly weapon, with the intent, either on the part of the defendant or confederate, if resistance is offered, to kill, maim, or would the person robbed or any other person, or by the use of force, threats, or intimidation puts the person robbed or any other person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury; or (d) Possesses any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead any person who is present reasonably to believe it to be a deadly weapon or represents verbally or otherwise that he is then and there so armed.”
The part of this statute that would apply to the two men who stole the $3,500 would be part (a). A gun and the wooden paddle could both be considered deadly weapons in Colorado. For violating this part of the statute, the two men could be facing a lengthy prison sentence and possible fines.Invest in your future by working
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Sentence for Aggravated Robbery in Douglas County, Colorado
In Douglas County, Jefferson County and across Colorado, Aggravated Robbery is a class 3 felony extraordinary risk crime. This may result in a lengthier Colorado Department of Corrections sentence of up to 16 years. Aggravated Robbery or Armed Robbery is also considered a crime of violence if you violate part (b) of the Aggravated Robbery statute, which would result in a term of incarceration of at least 10 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections. You cannot afford to risk so much of your future upon a conviction of Aggravated Robbery in Colorado. Always consult an aggressive team of criminal defense lawyers if facing any charges or arrests of Aggravate Robbery. We will fight for the best possible outcome in your criminal case.
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If you have been charged or accused of Aggravated Robbery in Denver or any other part of Colorado, the best thing you can do to protect yourself is to exercise your right to remain silent if confronted by police. Do not give any statements to police, who work to gather evidence to give to the prosecution in court. The next best thing you can do is to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer, who will fight hard for a case dismissal, probation or reduced sentencing. Call the top criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office to defend you today if facing any charges of Aggravated Robbery in Colorado.
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