Colorado Theft Crimes

colorado springs theft crime lawyerTheft charges in Colorado

Theft crimes in Colorado range from simple misdemeanors to life changing felony events.

A misdemeanor theft charge such as shoplifting can be filed in the Municipal Court and involve potential penalties to include jail, public service, restitution and probation.

A felony theft charge results when the dollar amount involves $1,000.00 or more.  Felony penalties range from a potential deferred sentence (which means your case will be dismissed over time) to the unfortunate penalty of a prison term.

Colorado Theft Crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Credit Card Theft
  • Automobile Theft
  • Identity Theft
  • Theft from an At-Risk Adult
  • Embezzlement
  • Theft by Receiving
  • Possession of Stolen Property
  • Robbery
  • Bank Fraud
  • Welfare Fraud
  • Burglary Charges
  • Theft of Employment Benefits
  • Theft by Check/Insufficient Funds

It is important you do not make statements to any law enforcement agency about an allegation of theft.  The best approach is to be polite to a police officer and invoke your right to remain silent.

Regardless of the outcome of your case, theft charges can affect your ability to get a job, to get an apartment, and subjects you to background checks that affect every aspect of your career.

Call Mike Moran immediately at 719-447-1923 for a free consultation regarding your theft charge to learn how he can protect your rights.

Premier Colorado Springs Criminal Defense attorney Michael W. Moran has provided clients with exceptional criminal defense results for over 20 years. If you have been arrested or questioned, call our office today to schedule your free case review: (719) 447-1923.