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Stealing Cars and Colorado's Motor Vehicle Theft Laws

colorado-aggravated-motor-vehicle-theft-laws.jpgAutomobile theft is a very serious offense in Colorado that involves stealing another's car, truck, van, or motorcycle. How long the person takes control of the vehicle and where they take it are major factors of this specific crime. Additionally, causing damage in the process or altering the car can escalate the charges. Always be sure you have permission to borrow someone's car before you get behind the wheel and drive it. Something as simple as a text from the owner can go a long way. Any allegation of motor vehicle theft requires quickly consulting a strategic criminal lawyer.

Theft Lawyer in El Paso County | Former Cop Sentenced

theft-lawyer-el-paso-county-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgTheft charges in El Paso County, Colorado can result from stealing or misappropriating funds that are your responsibility. Those who serve in roles such as a treasurer can face impactful criminal charges when money goes missing. Earlier this month, a former police officer was sentenced in a theft case where he stole thousands of dollars from two charities where he was the acting treasurer. Accusations or charges of theft of this nature requires strategic representation from a skilled theft lawyer.

Theft Defense Attorney in Douglas County | Couple Spends Bank's Error

theft-defense-attorney-douglas-county-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgTheft in the state of Colorado is a crime that involves intentionally stealing someone else's property. When the value of the item(s) is over $2,000, especially impactful felony charges can result. Just last week, a couple was arrested on felony theft charges after spending over $100,000 that was mistakenly deposited in their account. After going on a spending spree, the couple agreed to pay funds back via a payment plan but allegedly neglected to respond to the bank's inquires. Charges of this severity require the swift action of consulting a skilled theft defense attorney.

Denver Motor Vehicle Theft Lawyer | Auto Theft Standoff

denver-motor-vehicle-theft-lawyer-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpegAggravated motor vehicle theft is a serious crime in Colorado that involves stealing someone's car, truck, or motorcycle. When a vehicle is taken control of without permission or via threat or deception, significant criminal charges can result. Just last weekend, a standoff occurred between an auto theft suspect and local law enforcement near an elementary school. Police eventually arrested the suspect. Anyone facing Denver motor vehicle theft charges should consult an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Theft: How Much Matters - Adams County Criminal Defense Attorney

theft-lawyer-colorado.jpgThere Are Many Ways to be Charged With Theft in Colorado

Theft, C.R.S. 18-4-401, is charged in Adams County when a person obtains, keeps, or takes control over anything of value that does not belong to him or her. It is also charged when a person is accused of receiving something of value in Thornton or Commerce City and takes out a loan against it, or disposes of anything he or she knows has been stolen. The class of crime charged against those accused of Theft in Colorado depends on the value of the item or items stolen.

Denver Lawyer for Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft

Juvenile Theft of Pickup Truck in Colorado Springs

Two nights ago in El Paso County, Colorado Springs, a group of teens were arrested after stealing a pickup truck, refusing to pull over for officers, and eventually fleeing on foot. Juveniles often do not realize the severity of these crimes that seem fun at the time, but will end with severe penalties. One night's joyride could mean trouble getting into college, finding housing, and obtaining a job later in life. This is why it is so important that if your child is facing theft charges, that you hire an experienced lawyer to help protect their future.

Theft From an At-Risk Person in Denver, Colorado

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Lawyer for Theft From an At Risk Person Charges in Denver

In Denver, Theft charges can be serious enough on their own to warrant the need for an experienced defense lawyer. However, what you may not realize is that if you stole from an at risk person, you will be facing additional penalties. Last month, a woman in Nulca, Colorado faced felony charges for doing just that. Posing as a caretaker for an elderly man, the woman used the man's debit card to steal $3,743. Not only does she face charges for Theft and crimes against an at risk person, but also unauthorized use of a financial transaction device.

Shoplifting is Theft: Prevent a Criminal Record in Arapahoe County and Aurora

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Theft by Shoplifting - Lawyer for Aurora, Littleton and Lone Tree

Many people would never steal something from someone's house or car, but they see Shoplifting as something small like a parking ticket or speeding. Across Lone Tree, Littleton and Aurora, police charge this crime as a misdemeanor or felony theft. Yes, you can go to prison for Shoplifting.

Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft of a Car, Truck or Motorcycle in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Motor-Vehicle-Theft.jpgIs Joy Riding in a Car Always Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft in Colorado?

I often see people over charged or charged with crimes that don't fit the conduct. Some district attorneys are smart enough to recognize this and do the right thing. But, in other cases, they don't care about what is right and push for a conviction unrelated to what my client really did. That is where we come in as defense attorneys. With the crime of Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft, you can get hit much harder than you should be hit, for a small act of forgetfulness or for joyriding. Committing another crime using a stolen car is a felony.

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