Criminal Mischief in Douglas County, C.R.S. 18-4-501 – A Crime with Many Penalties
Criminal Mischief, C.R.S. 18-4-501, is a crime about damage to the property of others. It has a wide range of penalties. It can be charged as a class 3 Felony in an Douglas County District Court, or all the way down to a much less serious class 2 misdemeanor in Arapahoe County Courts. The class of crime charged in Criminal Mischief is dependent on the amount of damage a defendant causes. If a defendant is found guilty, he or she can expect to pay restitution for the damage in addition to whatever fine the court may impose. Arapahoe Criminal Mischief.
Denver or Jefferson County Criminal Mischief: Destruction of a Jail Cell
Not long ago, I came across a CBS news story about a city councilman who was arrested for DUI in Pitkin County. After his arrest, he was charged with Criminal Mischief for causing $14,000.00 worth of damage to his holding cell! That is difficult to do to a 10 foot by 14 foot concrete room with a toilet. The alleged damage would make it a class 5 felony in either Denver County or Jefferson County or anywhere else in Colorado.
Charged with Criminal Mischief in Adams County? Get The Best Defense Attorney
Whether you are charged with Criminal Mischief in Adams County Court or in Adams County District Court, a criminal record for this or any crime can create a lifetime of negative consequences. That is why it is important to find an attorney that will listen to you and develop a strategy which will result in a good outcome. Our attorneys are ready to go the distance when our clients go to trial. We also resolve many cases when our clients need someone to bring a common sense solution to the prosecutor.
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If you are accused of Criminal Mischief in the Denver Metro area, we strongly recommend talking to an attorney before talking with police or an investigator from the District Attorney’s Office. The biggest mistake people can make is thinking that the person who is paid to prosecute them is looking out for their best interests. We only work for you, not the government. We know how to help you through the legal system and how to get the best possible results in your case. Be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and call us at 303-731-0719. Together we can protect your future.