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Robbery Attorney in Colorado Springs

robbery-attorney-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgRobbery occurs in Colorado Springs whenever someone knowingly takes something of value from another person with the use of threat, force, or intimidation. There are three different charges of Robbery in Colorado. Simple Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, and Aggravated Robbery of Controlled Substances are all potential charges. One specific element in these types of cases concerns the presence or threat of a deadly weapon. Therefore, when someone commits robbery and uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon, possible consequences elevate. It is important to consult a skilled robbery attorney if you or someone you know is facing charges.

What is Robbery in El Paso County, CO?

C.R.S. 18-4-301 describes the conduct of Robbery in Colorado. The key factors are:

  • someone knowingly takes something of value,
  • from another person or in the presence of another person,
  • via the use of force, threats, or intimidation

Simple Robbery elevates to Aggravated Robbery with the presence of a deadly weapon. This can included being armed or using the deadly weapon to injure another person. Additionally, indicating that you might be armed by using an object that resembles a deadly weapon is also unlawful. Aggravated Robbery of Controlled Substances occurs when the intent is to obtain controlled substances from a pharmacy, pharmacist, or any other location or person that has lawful possession of the drugs.

Sentencing for Robbery in Colorado Springs

Simple Robbery is a class 4 felony punishable by 2 - 6 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections and fines of $2,000 - $500,000. Furthermore, if the victim in a robbery situation is elderly (70 or older) or an individual with disabilities, the incarceration consequences increase to 4 - 12 years in prison. Aggravated Robbery is a more severe crime with punishments that can include 4 - 16 years in prison and up to $750,000 in fines. In cases where robbery of controlled substances occurs, the punishments can be a class 2 felony. A prison sentence in these situations can be 16 - 48 years as well as possible fines of $5,000 - $1,000,000.

Colorado Springs Criminal Defense

Expert criminal defense from a highly rated robbery attorney is especially critical to a favorable outcome. Prosecutors must prove each aspect of Robbery for conviction. At O'Malley and Sawyer, we go to work immediately on our client's behalf to emphasize details or errors that may have been overlooked by law enforcement or a prosecutor. We're experienced, passionate, and relentless as we pursue the client's best possible outcome.

If you or someone you know is facing Robbery charges, be smart. Contact the reputable criminal defense attorneys at O'Malley and Sawyer at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.

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