Posts Categorized: Felony

Felony DUI Law Change

In 2015, Colorado passed a law making it a felony to drive under the influence if you have 3 or more prior convictions for a drug or alcohol related driving offense.  The felony DUI was classified as a class 4 felony.  Prior to the enactment of that law, a DUI, regardless of how many priors… Read more »

Wide Array of Sentencing for Felony DUI

Colorado’s felony DUI law went into effect last year.  The law made a DUI a class four felony if the person had three prior alcohol related driving convictions (either DUI or DWAI).  The priors can be from Colorado or from out of state so long as the out of state conviction is for an offense… Read more »

Cosby Felony Preliminary Hearing Begins …

Bill Cosby is scheduled for a preliminary hearing in his criminal case.  The hearing will begin Tuesday.  The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to keep the case moving forward.  A judge or magistrate will hear basic evidence and decide whether a minimum threshold has been met.  If… Read more »

Former CU Player Guilty of Theft

Former CU running back, Bobby Purify, began a 2-day jail sentence today for a felony theft case in Boulder County.  The jail stay is only part of his sentence.  He was also sentenced to probation with community service hours and payment of restitution.  Purify was charged with theft of over $13,000.  He was an employee… Read more »