Posts made in May, 2012

Woman Faces Charges After Car Crash | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver | Comments Off on Woman Faces Charges After Car Crash | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

According to the Denver Post, a woman who is charged with criminally negligent homicide and child abuse after a car accident in 2011 will be going to trial. The woman, who had been traveling extremely fast on Grant St. in Thornton rear-ended another car, causing the deaths of all five occupants, and minor injury to herself and the two children in her own car. Prosecutors say that she had two seizure-like episodes, and had been advised by her doctor not to drive until she was seen by a neurologist, but could not afford the specialist. The woman says that she has no recollection of the crash,...

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Teen Marijuana Use Rising | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges | Comments Off on Teen Marijuana Use Rising | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Denver Post reports about an increase in Marijuana use among teenagers, which suggests that many parents, while they are very concerned with use “harder drugs” such as cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine, are relatively unconcerned with their children’s use of marijuana or illegal use of prescription medicines. While many anti-drug advocates believe that marijuana use may be an indicator of later use of other, more dangerous drugs, there are also those who disagree. The Marijuana Policy Project is a group that advocates legalization, and regulation, of marijuana in order to make it...

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