When a person is facing criminal charges, how their situation should be handled can vary depending on the type of crime they are accused of. It a party is suspected of being involved in some type of theft, that individual may need to look into specific laws concerning their circumstances that could possibly help them understand what proceedings they may go through. Being better prepared for what they could face could help accused suspects from being caught off guard.
Four individuals in Colorado may be looking into what their near legal futures could hold after they were taken into custody for allegedly being involved in vehicle thefts and other activities. Two of the individuals were in a pickup truck that had reportedly been stolen, but left the scene after the vehicle crashed. One of the truck’s purported occupants was caught after a foot pursuit, and the other alleged occupant was apprehended sometime later.
Occupants of another truck that was purportedly stolen were also taken into custody after the vehicle was pursued by authorities for speeding and allegedly failing to stop. The vehicle then purportedly pulled into a residence, and the two occupants allegedly fled on foot. Authorities reportedly caught up with the passenger and later received a tip on where the driver was located and took both suspects into custody.
As vehicle theft charges can lead to serious consequences, the accused parties may wish to look into their legal options to determine what routes may be viable for them to pursue. They should have the ability to present defenses against the allegations they face, if they wish to do so. They may also like to learn more about plea bargains to determine whether they could benefit from such a path. Information on Colorado laws and criminal procedures relating to their situation could help them determine which course may best suit their circumstances.
Source: Fort Morgan Times, Arrests made in auto thefts, Dan Barker, Jan. 12, 2014