Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer
Accused of Robbery? Call Now!
When you hear the word “theft,” the first thing people think
of is a form of robbery. In short, robbery is a
theft crime which involves stealing property from someone in another person’s
presence using force, threat, or intimidation. This can include a person
with a gun holding up a bank, someone brandishing a knife to get a woman
to surrender her purse in a dark alley, or a criminal forcing someone
to open a door with a vague threat.
Penalties for being found guilty of robbery can be extremely serious, which
means you should not hesitate to retain representation before facing your
prosecution. My name is David L. Owen Jr., and at my law firm, the
Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C., my team and I recognize the importance of quality, knowledgeable representation
for criminal prosecutions. We understand that in many cases, people who
are facing accusations are good people who either made a mistake, or found
themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is why my team and
I have dedicated ourselves to providing all of our clients with client-focused
service that emphasizes thorough preparation and open communication.
I proudly offer
free 30-minute consultations for new clients! Call the Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. today
at (303) 622-3281.
Three Types of Robbery
There are three recognized forms of robbery in the state of Colorado, each
with a different degree of seriousness. The key points for each case include
weather the use of a deadly weapon was involved, and what items were stolen.
The three types of robbery are:
Robbery: stealing something while using the threat of force or violence
Aggravated robbery: stealing something while using the threat of force or violence while brandishing
a deadly weapon.
Aggravated robbery of controlled substances: stealing a controlled substance while using the threat of force or violence
Penalties for Robbery
Simple robbery is a class 4 felony, which can net you up to six years in
prison and a large fine (between $2,000 and $500,000). However, if the
victim of the crime is an “at-risk” individual, such as an
elder or a disabled person, you will go to prison for a minimum of four
years. An aggravated robbery charge can carry a maximum prison sentence
of up to 32 years in prison, and up to 48 years if it involves controlled
Contact the Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. today and let us assist you
with your case!