Posts by John R. Fuller

Sex Offender FAQ

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense | Comments Off on Sex Offender FAQ

  An audit by Central Coast Clinical and Forensic Psychology Services has found that the Colorado corrections system is falling well short of the goal of treatment for all convicted sex offenders, according to the Denver Post. Sex offenders are generally given indeterminate sentencing in Colorado, such as 5years to life. This means that it is very difficult to predict how much time a person will actually spend in prison for a sex offense. They are also sentenced to lifetime supervision. One thing this means is that they can’t be paroled until they have received treatment in...

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Colorado legislature Is Considering A Bill That Would Require A DNA Sample

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver | Comments Off on Colorado legislature Is Considering A Bill That Would Require A DNA Sample

According to the Denver Post, the Colorado legislature is considering a bill that would require a DNA sample to be provided to the state by anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime in Colorado. Under “Katie’s Law,” all accused felons must provide a DNA sample. Some people believe that Katie’s Law has resulted in several cold cases being solved. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey says that DNA collection has been upheld as constitutional by courts. Nevertheless, Denise Maes, policy director for the Colorado ACLU feels that this policy raises privacy concerns. The DNA...

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Charges in connection to a hit-and-run accident dropped.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, DUI | Comments Off on Charges in connection to a hit-and-run accident dropped.

The Denver Post reports that charges against a young woman who was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident are to be dropped. A sixteen year old boy who was running away from a fight was struck and killed on New Years Eve; the driver that hit the boy fled the scene. While looking for a car that matched the description of the vehicle involved in the accident, police were led to a car owned by a 19-year-old girl, which also had damage that the police originally believed was consistent with the accident. The girl’s family and the pastor of her church, however, say that she was at...

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Prank Caller Arrested and Facing a Felony

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Aurora, Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Lakewood, Littleton, Violent Crime | Comments Off on Prank Caller Arrested and Facing a Felony

Prank calling is more often than not a non-malicious action that many teens do. However, have you ever thought of the consequences a prank call can have? According to the Gazette, it was one prank call too much for a young man. A prank call landed one man in jail and he is facing possible charges for falsely reporting explosives, a felony menacing charge and impersonating an officer. The man and his 14-year-old stepbrother made 114 prank calls. They identified themselves as the police and told residents that there were explosives outside their houses and they needed to evacuate. The...

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Implementing an Aggressive Defense for Those Charged with Federal and White Collar Crimes

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Guest Blogs | Comments Off on Implementing an Aggressive Defense for Those Charged with Federal and White Collar Crimes

While it is always daunting to face the investigative and prosecutorial resources of the government, federal charges can be especially serious. Federal criminal offenses tend to be serious crimes that carry long-term imprisonment, often without the option of parole. Investigations of these charges are conducted by federal law enforcement agencies like the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Justice Department (Department Of Justice) and other agencies. These law enforcement agencies have...

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