Criminal Defense

What you need to know about drug-related crimes

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, Guest Blogs | Comments Off on What you need to know about drug-related crimes

Due to the reason that drug-related crimes are increasing day by day, they have become a serious issue in criminal law and any offense in which drugs are involved is taken seriously by the U.S. judicial system. Offenses that are related to drugs do not always involve producing, possession or selling of drugs; in many cases, drugs are a secondary issue to another offense. For example, individuals who are not violent may consume controlled substances and become violent while intoxicated. Some drugs in which PCP, LSD and ketamine are included can cause hallucinations. These drugs affect the...

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Man Killed Wife Because She Asked

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Violent Crime | Comments Off on Man Killed Wife Because She Asked

According to USAtoday.com, a Kentucky man says he shot and killed his wife because she asked him to end her suffering. Ernest Chris Chumbley, 48, of London, Ky., was arrested for the death of his wife after he allegedly shot her. Chumbley called police after he shot his wife and when police arrived they found him waiting in the couple’s living room and his wife was dead in their bedroom. He was then arrested and is being held on a $200,000 bond. Mr. Chumbley’s wife, 44-year-old Virginia M. Chumbley, had been fighting terminal breast cancer for many years and was not interested in...

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Woman Killed While Crossing The Street

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, DUI | Comments Off on Woman Killed While Crossing The Street

An elderly woman was killed while crossing the street in fort Collins, according to 9 News. The 80year-old woman had run out of gas, and did not have her cell phone with her. She was crossing College Ave. to a bar which appeared to be the only business open at the time, presumably to use the phone. While crossing the street, she was hit by a car whose driver police believe was drunk at the time. As she lay in the street, she was actually hit by two more cars. One driver stopped to check on her and called 911, the other driver fled. The driver who first hit her faces Class 3 felony charges of...

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A 19-Year Old United States Airmen Was Shot And Killed

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Violent Crime | Comments Off on A 19-Year Old United States Airmen Was Shot And Killed

  A 19-year old United States Airmen was shot and killed early Saturday morning after a fight broke out in front of a nightclub in downtown Denver on 15th and Market St. News reports have stated that the victim, Shaquille Hargrove, was not involved in the fight but was shot while trying to leave the night club. One other airmen was injured in the fight but has since been released from the hospital. Police are still looking for the shooter and are asking for the public’s help in finding who is responsible to face criminal charges. If you or someone you know is facing serious criminal...

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Majority Of Coloradans Support Keeping The Death Penalty

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver | Comments Off on Majority Of Coloradans Support Keeping The Death Penalty

  A recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University shows that a significant majority of Coloradans support keeping the death penalty on the books as opposed to replacing it with life without parole, according to CBS Denver. The poll, which comes in the wake of a decision by Governor John Hickenlooper to grant an indefinite reprieve to Nathan Dunlap, who was convicted of multiple murders and sentenced to death. The reprieve does not change Dunlap’s sentence, but it indefinitely delays his execution. The same poll indicates that Coloradans are split on whether Governor Hickenlooper...

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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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