Archive for the ‘Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney’ Category

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On any given day, you can check the local newspaper crime blotter page and see a laundry list of crimes that police have begun investigating. In many cases, an arrest has been made, in some there has been nothing. The tendency is that these crimes are minor. Or at least, they are not serious enough [...]

No Jail Time in Manslaughter Case | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Law Firm

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According to the Gazette, a Colorado Springs man will avoid jail time after having been charged in the killing of his close friend. A fall down some stairs during a fight took the life of a 22-year-old man. The man’s mother has said that she forgives his friend, despite the fight, and did not support [...]

Client Cleared of Murder | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Colorado Springs criminal defense lawyer Sarah Christensen has successfully defended a client against murder and kidnapping charges, according to the Gazette. Ms. Christensen believes that her client, who was accused of murder, accessory to murder and kidnapping in a Colorado Springs killing in July, was over-charged. Jurors agreed that there was reason to doubt his [...]

Teen Arrested After Driving While Drunk | Colorado Springs DUI Defense Lawyer

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According to The Gazette, a teenage driver was arrested after driving while intoxicated and crashing his vehicle. The accident occurred early Saturday morning in Palmer Park. Police were called to the scene after the vehicle, carrying four people, swerved off of the road and crashed into a tree. The driver, a 17 year old, was [...]

Robbery at Video Game Store | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Lawyer

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A man who robbed a Game Stop store on Space Center Drive is being sought by the Colorado Springs according to the Gazette.  A  man who appeared to be in his twenties, after entering the store with a fun, demanded money from the store’s employee. He was given money, and ran away.  No one was [...]

Mistrial Requested in Murder Case | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney

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The Gazette is reporting on a murder trial in which the public defender representing the defendant has requested a mistrial after testimony by a witness for the prosecution that the defense attorney believes may prejudice the jury. Bertha Melo had formerly been named as a co-defendant in the trial of Ricardo Chalchi-Sevilla, who is accused [...]

Violent Home Invasion Leaves Victims in Hospital | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney

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Theft, burglary, illegal weapons, and aggravated assault are the charges being racked up for two minors and a 20 year old after a violent home invasion on October 28th. According to The Denver Post, the suspects were arrested on Wednesday after being accused of entering a Colorado Springs home and attempting to steal several guns [...]

Attempted Robbery of Local Convenient Store | Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney

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An attempted theft can be a very serious offense in Colorado Springs. Theft can include shoplifting, identity theft, credit card fraud and any other means of stealing someone’s personal property. According to The Denver Post, The Colorado Springs Police Department is on the hunt for a woman who attempted to rob a local convenient store. [...]