CO Shoplifters Get Off Easy After Brandishing a Gun

Colorado has a group of crimes referred to as property crimes. It encompasses acts such as burglary, robbery, receiving stolen property, and theft. The penalties associated with these crimes can be quite severe and shoplifting falls under this list. In fact, a large percentage of the thefts committed in Colorado in any given year is…

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Talks of Decriminalizing Psychedelics in Colorado Continue

In Colorado, legislation regarding the legalization and decriminalization of some drugs is picking up momentum. These days, it’s not just marijuana that is getting attention, but also psilocybin. This is the substance in psychedelic mushrooms that has a psychoactive effect on the user. In 2019, Denver voters made it clear they want to decriminalize psilocybin…

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What Constitutes First-Degree Assault in Colorado?

Sometimes, interactions between people escalate. Sometimes they become physical, and sometimes, getting into a physical confrontation with someone else results in criminal assault charges. Furthermore, who you assault often plays a big role in how you’re charged. Recently, KKTV’s “Monday’s Most Wanted” highlights several Coloradans facing a laundry list of charges, such as second-degree assault…

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