Fort Collins Criminal Lawyer | Class 1 Misdemeanors in Larimer County

Misdemeanors in Fort Collins and Larimer County are divided into three categories: class 1 misdemeanors, class 2 misdemeanors, and class 3 misdemeanors. A class 1 misdemeanor is the most serious misdemeanor charge that you can face in Colorado. Within the class 1 misdemeanor category, there is a sentence enhancing aggravator. Certain crimes have been deemed to be ‘extraordinary risk crimes’ which mean that they present an extra risk of harm to society and therefore carry an extended sentencing range. This blog will list class 1 misdemeanors in Loveland, Estes Park and Fort Collins, Colorado.

Defense Lawyer in Fort Collins | Class 1 Misdemeanor Crimes in Colorado

OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON

Sexual Assault on a Client by a Psychotherapist (Any psychotherapist who knowingly subjects a victim to any sexual contact commits sexual assault on a client) : C.R.S. 18-3-405.5

OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY

Theft (if the value of the items involved is $750 or more, but less than $2,000): C.R.S. 18-4-401

Theft of Trade Secrets: C.R.S. 18-4-408

Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft in the Second Degree (if the value of the vehicle taken is less than $1,000) : C.R.S. 18-4-409

Possession, Use, Manufacture, or Sale of a Theft Detection Device: C.R.S. 18-4-417

Criminal Mischief (when the damage to the property is $500 or more, but less than $1,000.): C.R.S. 18-4-501

First Degree Criminal Tampering: C.R.S. 18-4-505

Defacing or Destruction of Written Instruments: C.R.S. 18-4-507

Defacing Property (a second or subsequent conviction): C.R.S.18-4-509

Criminal Operation of a Device in a Movie Theater: C.R.S. 18-4-516

Dealing in Unlawfully Packaged Recorded Articles: C.R.S. 18-4-604

Unlawful Recording of a Live Performance: C.R.S. 18-4-604.3

Trafficking in Unlawfully Recorded Live Performances: C.R.S. 18-4-604.7

OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD

Use of a Forged Academic Record: C.R.S. 18-5-104.5

Criminal Simulation: C.R.S. 18-5-110

Trademark Counterfeiting (a second or subsequent conviction or if violation involves at least 100 items or value is $1,000 or more): C.R.S. 18-5-110.5

Offering a False Instrument for Recording: C.R.S. 18-5-114

Fraud by Check (if check was for $500 or more, but less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-205

Defrauding a Secured Creditor or Debtor (if value of collateral or amount owed is $500 or more, but less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-206

Issuing a False Financial Statement (if purpose is to obtain property, services, or money): C.R.S. 18-5-209

Unlawful Activity Concerning Selling of Land (failing to pay debts from a construction agreement): C.R.S. 18-5-302

Electronic Mail Fraud (a second or subsequent offense): C.R.S. 18-5-308

Failure to Pay Over Assigned Accounts (when proceeds are less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-502

Concealment or Removal of Secured Property (when value of property less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-504

Failure to Pay Over Proceeds (when amount withheld is less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-505

Unauthorized Use of a Financial Device (when value of payment is less than $1,000): C.R.S. 18-5-702

Criminal Possession of a Financial Device: C.R.S. 18-5-903

Criminal Possession of an Identification Document: C.R.S. 18-5-903.5

COMPUTER CRIME

Cybercrime (when value is $500 or more, but less than $1,000/ Using software to disable limits for number of tickets to buy): C.R.S. 18-5.5-102

OFFENSES INVOLVING THE FAMILY RELATIONS

Violation of a Protection Order (second or subsequent offense): C.R.S. 18-6-803.5

WRONGS TO AT-RISK ADULTS AND AT-RISK JUVENILES

Neglect of At-Risk Persons: C.R.S. 18-6.5-103

OFFENSES RELATING TO MORALS

Wholesale promotion of Obscene Material: C.R.S. 18-7-102

Patronizing a Prostitute: C.R.S. 18-7-205

Public Indecency (second or subsequent offense): C.R.S. 18-7-301

Indecent Exposure: C.R.S. 18-7-302

Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Facility (sexual contact with volunteer): C.R.S. 18-7-701

GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS

Concealing Death: C.R.S. 18-8-109

Abuse of Public Records: C.R.S. 18-8-114

Aiding an Escape (if person was in custody for misdemeanor or petty offense): C.R.S. 18-8-201

Possession of Contraband in the Second Degree: C.R.S. 18-8-204.2

Escape (if confined under insanity statute for a misdemeanor / if confined under sanity statue for a felony and does not leave the state): C.R.S. 18-8-208

Trading in Public Office: C.R.S. 18-8-305

Perjury in the Second Degree: C.R.S. 18-8-503

Duty to Report Use of Force by Peace Officers: C.R.S. 18-8-802

PEACE AND PUBLIC ORDER

Inciting Riot (if no injuries result): C.R.S. 18-9-102

Interference with Staff, Faculty, or Students of Educational Institutions (credible threat to cause injury with deadly weapon): C.R.S. 18-9-109

Harassment (intent to intimidate or harass because of race, color or religion): C.R.S. 18-9-111

Desecration of Venerated Objects (place of worship or burial place): C.R.S. 18-9-113

Failure to Leave Premises Upon Request of Peace Officer (holding another hostage and presence of deadly weapon): C.R.S. 18-9-119

Bias-Motivated Crimes (no injury): C.R.S. 18-9-121

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

Cruelty to Animals: C.R.S. 18-9-202

Dangerous Dog (dig inflicts serious bodily injury to a person): C.R.S. 18-9-204.5

Tampering with Livestock: C.R.S. 18-3-207

OFFENSES INVOLVING COMMUNICATIONS

Wiretapping (on a cordless phone): C.R.S. 18-9-303

Eavesdropping: C.R.S. 18-9-304

Obstruction of a Telephone Service: C.R.S. 18-3-306.5

Peace Officer Personal Information on the Internet: C.R.S. 18-9-313

FIREARMS AND WEAPONS

Possessing a Dangerous or Illegal Weapon (blackjack, gas gun, metallic knuckles, gravity knife, switchblade): C.R.S. 18-12-102

Possession of a Defaced Firearm: C.R.S. 18-12-103

Defacing a Firearm: C.R.S. 18-12-104

Unlawfully Providing a Handgun to Juvenile (without parent consent): C.R.S. 18-12-108.7

Private Firearms Transfers: C.R.S. 18-12-112

Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines (selling, transferring, or possessing second or subsequent offense): C.R.S. 18-12-302

MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES

Purchase of Commodity Metals (value is $500 or more): C.R.S. 18-13-111

Violations Concerning the Sale of Secondhand Property (failure to keep records / false information in records): C.R.S. 18-13-114

Dissemination of False Information to Obtain Hospital Admittance or Care: C.R.S. 18-13-124

Sale or Purchase of Telephone Records: C.R.S. 18-13-125

Locating Protected Persons: C.R.S. 18-13-126

MAKING, FINANCING, OR COLLECTION OF LOANS

Loan Finders: C.R.S. 18-15-109

OFFENSES RELATED TO MARIJUANA

Violations related to Medical Use of Marijuana: C.R.S. 18-18-406.3

OFFENSES RELATED TO LIMITED GAMING

Violation of Taxation Provisions (failure to pay tax, failure to file return): C.R.S. 18-20-103

Cheating: C.R.S. 18-20-106

Fraudulent Acts – Gaming: C.R.S. 18-20-107

Use of Device for Calculating Probabilities: C.R.S. 18-20-108

Unlawful Manufacture, Sale, Distribution, Marking, altering, or Modification of Equipment and Devices Associated with Limited Gaming: C.R.S. 18-20-111

GANG RECRUITMENT

Recruitment of a Juvenile: C.R.S. 18-23-102

If you or some you love has been charged with one of the above class 1 misdemeanors, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys from the O’Malley Law Office at 970-658-0007 to schedule your free consultation. Together we can protect your future.

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