October, 2015

When Is a DUI in Colorado a Misdemeanor versus a Felony?

October 16, 2015

Misdemeanor versus felony DUI charges in Colorado can have very different impacts in the event of a conviction, with felony cases always carrying far more severe penalties than misdemeanors. Below,…
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4 Essential Facts to Know about DUI Police Reports

October 8, 2015

When a traffic stop ends in a DUI arrest, the arresting officer will write a police report for the incident, detailing what occurred during the stop and arrest. Because police…
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Colorado DUIs, BAC Tests & Expressed Consent: FAQs

September 30, 2015

Colorado’s expressed consent law states that motorists automatically “consent” to blood alcohol content (BAC) testing if there is probable cause for a police officer to: Suspect that the driver is…
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3 Reasons to Beware of BAC Charts & Calculators

September 24, 2015

Blood alcohol content (BAC) charts and calculators online estimate people’s BACs based on their weight and gender. While these tools can be useful to get a general idea of how…
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CO Cops Make 900+ DUI Arrests over Labor Day 2015, Now Conducting Stepped Up Fall DUI Enforcement Efforts

September 16, 2015

Over the 2015 Labor Day DUI crackdown in Colorado, law enforcement officers reportedly made 939 DUI arrests, according to preliminary data reported by officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation…
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Death Penalty Debate Reignited in CO after Recent High-Profile Murder Cases

September 8, 2015

Should the death penalty be repealed in Colorado? This is a question that many in the state are now asking in the aftermath of verdicts recently handed down in two…
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First Felony DUI Charges Filed in Mesa County

August 31, 2015

The Sheriff’s Department in Mesa County officially filed the first felony DUI charges in the county last week against a 36-year-old woman from Clifton. This case is likely to be…
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Colorado DUI Enforcement Efforts Have Been Stepped Up for Upcoming Labor Day Weekend

August 24, 2015

For the next two weeks, law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado will be increasing their focus on arresting drunk drivers as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) annual Labor…
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CDOT Gives $86,000 in Grants to Support Summit County DUI Enforcement Efforts

August 17, 2015

Five law enforcement agencies in Summit County have recently been given about $86,000 in grants to share between them for enhanced DUI enforcement efforts for the next 12 months. Coming…
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Entering a Plea in a Criminal Case: FAQs

August 8, 2015

When facing criminal charges, people will generally have to respond to the charges by entering a plea to them. The plea entry for a case is an important strategic move…
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