Can you imagine walking into your Denver home to find a naked woman you do not know in your kitchen cooking? Well, that exactly what happened to a woman from another state. According to the news, the naked woman had entered the home through an unlocked door, with the intention of stealing some clothes – only she says she thought it was the home of her boyfriend. Surveillance footage show her cooking food in the nude and also taking a shower before the homeowner came home. The naked woman tried to run with a handful of the homeowner's items, but ended up dropping them. She was apprehended and charged with Second Degree Burglary – a felony in Douglas County and Denver.
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Adams County 2nd Degree Burglary Lawyer: Definition of 18-4-203 Burglary Second Degree in Brighton, Colorado
The Brighton and Adams County, Colorado law definition of Second Degree Burglary – C.R.S. 18-4-203 – is:
“A person commits second degree burglary, if the person knowingly breaks an entrance into, enters unlawfully in, or remains unlawfully after a lawful or unlawful entry in a building or occupied structure with intent to commit therein a crime against another person or property.”
The woman entered the home unlawfully, with the admitted intent of taking clothes – Theft. This means her conduct meets both elements of the statute.
Arapahoe County Class Three Felony Penalty | How Much Jail Time for Burglary 2nd Degree in Jefferson County?
Second Degree Burglary in Arapahoe County is a class 3 felony, when it is a Burglary of a dwelling, which is punishable by 4 to 12 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections (Prison). A felony like this in Jefferson County, Colorado can be punishable with a probation sentence, but as a condition of probation, a judge can sentence someone for up to 90 days in Jefferson County Jail or up to 2 years in Work Release. These are the type of sentencing options an experienced criminal defense attorney from the O'Malley Law Office can explain to you, and help get you the best outcome for your case.
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If you or a loved one has been charged with Second Degree Burglary, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys from the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880 to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys can even set up a time to visit your loved one in the Douglas, Denver, or Arapahoe County Jail. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation
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