Disorderly Conduct, C.R.S. 18-9-106, is often charged in Denver and Adams County, Colorado. False allegations are common, and Disorderly Conduct is broad enough that it is an easy crime to charge. In many cases, police charge Disorderly Conduct when they don't know what else to charge. Contact a Disorderly Conduct Denver attorney if facing charges of Disorderly Conduct in Denver or Adams County.
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Disorderly Conduct Definition in Arapahoe County and Douglas County: What is the Definition of Disorderly Conduct?
In Arapahoe County and Douglas County, the definition of Disorderly Conduct is:
“A person commits disorderly conduct if he or she intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly:
- Makes a coarse and obviously offensive utterance, gesture, or display in a public place and the utterance, gesture, or display tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace; or
- Makes unreasonable noise in a public place or near a private residence that he has no right to occupy; or
- Fights with another in a public place except in an amateur or professional contest of athletic skill; or
- Not being a peace officer, discharges a firearm in a public place except when engaged in lawful target practice or hunting or the ritual discharge of blank ammunition cartridges as an attendee at a funeral for a deceased person who was a veteran of the armed forces of the United States; or
- Not being a peace officer, displays a deadly weapon, displays any article used or fashioned in a manner to cause a person to reasonably believe that the article is a deadly weapon, or represents verbally or otherwise that he or she is armed with a deadly weapon in a public place in a manner calculated to alarm.”
Jefferson County Disorderly Conduct Lawyer: Attorneys Defending You from False Accusations of Domestic Violence
In Golden, Jefferson County and across Colorado, men and women are either given a summons or arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Often, false allegations are made by a significant other or spouse. Sometimes, Domestic Violence charges are filed with Disorderly Conduct under these circumstances. If police confront you about Disorderly Conduct charges in Colorado, the best thing to do is remain silent. Do not give any statements to police which could cause you to admit to committing Disorderly Conduct. Statements you give will show on police reports, or in recordings from police body cameras.
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If you have been charged with Disorderly Conduct in Colorado, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact a Disorderly Conduct Denver attorney at the O'Malley Law Office for a free consultation at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation
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