The crime of Robbery in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park is aggravated when a deadly weapon, like a gun, is involved. Two men recently attempted to commit Aggravated Robbery of a bar, only it was filled with off-duty police officers celebrating the retirement of a fellow officer. The two were able to get away with some cash after pointing a gun at the employee, but once the officers were alerted, they were chased down and quickly taken into custody. The men were both charged with Aggravated Robbery, an extraordinary risk crime in Larimer County.
Larimer County Aggravated Robbery Lawyer: Aggravated Robbery Definition
Robbery is taking something of value from another using force, threats, or intimidation. The Larimer, Boulder, and Grand County, Colorado law definition of Aggravated Robbery – C.R.S. 18-4-302 – is:
(a) He is armed with a deadly weapon with intent, if resisted, to kill, maim, or wound the person robbed or any other person; or
(b) He knowingly wounds or strikes the person robbed or any other person with a deadly weapon or by the use of force, threats, or intimidation with a deadly weapon knowingly puts the person robbed or any other person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury; or
(c) He has present a confederate, aiding or abetting the perpetration of the robbery, armed with a deadly weapon, with the intent, either on the part of the defendant or confederate, if resistance is offered, to kill, maim, or wound the person robbed or any other person, or by the use of force, threats, or intimidation puts the person robbed or any other person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury; or
(d) He possesses any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead any person who is present reasonably to believe it to be a deadly weapon or represents verbally or otherwise that he is then and there so armed.
Sentence for Aggravated Robbery in Fort Collins and Loveland
As a class 3 felony extraordinary risk crime, Aggravated Robbery is punishable by 4 to 16 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections and up to $750,000 in fines. If the conviction is for part (b), then it is a mandatory prison sentence.
If you or someone you love has been charged with Aggravated Robbery, be smart exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best Robbery criminal defense attorneys from the O’Malley Law Office at 970-658-0007. Together, we can protect your future.
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