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Prescription Drug Offense in Denver - Fraud and Deceit: 18-18-415

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Denver Attorney for Prescription Drug Offense - Fraud and Deceit | 18-18-415

The use of Fraud and Deceit (C.R.S. 18-18-415) to obtain prescription drugs is a drug offense problem in the Denver Metro Area. According to Colorado Attorney General, Prescription Drug abuse killed three times more people in Colorado in 2008, than died from drunk driving. A government article also stated that 49 percent of all drug related deaths in Denver were caused by Prescription Drugs, not from those purchased on the street.

Drug Felony Charges Lawyer in Colorado - DF1, DF2, DF3, DF4 and DF5

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Drug Charges Defense Lawyer - Drug Felony Charges in Denver Courts

Drug charges mean drug addiction. You simply cannot separate the two and any drug court lawyer knows that criminal charges must involve a plan to get yourself free from drugs. Otherwise, they will eventually kill you. If your loved one is addicted to cocaine, meth, heroin, or oxycodone, the course of addiction is the same: experimentation, addiction, irresponsibility, loss of employment, loss of child custody and possession or sale of a controlled substance. Avoid a Drug Felony prison sentence and get your life back with a drug lawyer who sees the whole picture.

Minor in Possession of Alcohol (C.R.S. 18-13-122) and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (C.R.S. 18-6-701) in Denver Metro

Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Weed Tourists in Arapahoe County - What are the Risks

Did you know that Minor in Possession of Alcohol (MIP) is also charged when a minor is in possession of marijuana? A popular reason for some people to visit Colorado is to use legalized marijuana; the trouble for some is that they are under 21. What they don't think about is that the risk of getting caught and the legal consequences may actually be higher in Arapahoe or Adams County than in the visitor's home state. If a person under the age of 21 tries to obtain marijuana from a retailer, he or she will need to violate other laws to get it, and that usually involves using an adult. C.R.S 18-18-406 makes it drug felony for an adult to transfer marijuana to a minor. In addition, the adult can also be also be charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

A Drug Offense known as Prescription Drug Fraud in Colorado

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Illegally obtaining drugs from a pharmacy in Douglas County is a Drug Offense also known as Prescription Drug Fraud and Deceit. This is a crime that is not restricted to just the homeless person who is down and out. One of the many ways people become hooked on drugs is when a patient has been legitimately treated for long term pain. Drug addicts not only live on the streets of Denver, but they also live in the suburbs of Castle Rock in Douglas County, and Littleton in Jefferson County. When a doctor or housewife does not know where to turn to satisfy her dependency she may try to get creative.

Colorado Drug Felony Possesion and Controlled Substances Defense Lawyer

Drug-Felony.jpgColorado's legalization of small quantities of marijuana has taken center stage in our state and nation. Yet, there is still agreement among most people that more addictive and debilitating drugs like cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, ecstasy, LSD, and crystal meth, should remain illegal. In this blog, we will discuss Colorado's Drug Felony laws. Read More - Colorado Drug Offense Law

Felony Drug Offenses in Denver: Man's Own Dog Leads to Arrest

dog-drug-arrest.jpgSometimes, a man's best friend can be his worst enemy. Last week, I read an article about a man who was being chased by the police. According to the news article, two police officers showed up at a man's home with a search warrant. Instead of complying, the man took off. Before taking chase, one of the officers turned to the man's dog in the home, and told him "go get him!" The dog took off, eventually stopping in a field of tall grass, where he proceeded to wag his tail. The police were able to arrest the man after his dog found him. He was charged with multiple felony drug offenses. Let's take a look at drug crimes in Denver, Arapahoe, and El Paso County, and also what you would be charged with if you took off running when the police show up.

Colorado's New Drug Possession and Distribution Laws

ID-10045342.jpgSweeping changes became effective on October 1, 2013, in Colorado's drug laws. We are now operating under C.R.S. 18-18-403.5 and C.R.S. 18-18-404, in Denver, Jefferson and Arapahoe County. Under these statutes and C.R.S. 18-1.3-401.5, a new class of crimes has been created: Drug Felony Crimes and Drug Misdemeanor Crimes. These changes will impact most of our clients charged with possession and distribution or manufacture of drugs like methamphetamine (meth), cocaine, heroin and other serious Schedule I and II drugs.

Boulder Students - Felony Drug Offense Charges: C.R.S. 18-18-405

University of Colorado police arrested two students this week after one student bought a single $5 prescription pill from the other. One of the students is being charged with the Unlawful Sale of a Controlled Substance (C.R.S. 18-18-405), while the other one is being charged with possession of a controlled substance (C.R.S. 18-18-403.5) in Boulder District Court. Both Drug Offense charges are felonies in Colorado. The pill was a tablet of Vyvanse, a stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorder, but also commonly misused by students as an alertness enhancer for studying.

Spice is Colorado's Newest Drug

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Spice, a/k/a K2, is Colorado's Newest Drug offense, as if we did not already have enough. The legislature has responded with C.R.S. 18-18-406.2, making the manufacture, distribution, or possession of Spice, a crime in Denver, Jefferson, Arapahoe, Douglas, Adams, Larimer and Weld County. Our experienced attorneys will fight in your defense for criminal charges stemming from possession or distribution of this drug.

Drug Offense Probe Ends in Fatal Shooting of Aurora Colorado Man

A drug offense investigation resulted in the shooting death of an Aurora Colorado man who was under surveillance for allegedly selling drugs out of his phone shop business.  The Denver Post reported Richard Arreola, 25, was outside his mother's home in Arapahoe County, Aurora, Colorado, when he likely discovered he was under surveillance.  The undercover officer noted that Arreola was in possession of a gun, and although Arreola did not fire at the officer, "he was walking 'with purpose'".  The Aurora Colorado officer shot at him several times.  Arreola was found dead at the scene with a revolver in his hand and a rifle nearby.  The Aurora, Colorado police were planning to execute a search warrant the next day.

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