Colorado Springs Weapons Offenses Attorneys
We understand how intimidating it can be to be accused of a weapons charge. The penalties are harsh, ranging from large fines to prison time, so having a team of professionally trained and experienced attorneys on your side will make a huge difference. Even if you feel that the accusations are false, contact us today to see how we can help.
The nuances of a weapons charge range quite extensively, so knowing the precise terminology is important.
According to Colorado code, a deadly weapon is defined as knives, either loaded or unloaded firearms, bludgeons, or any other object capable of producing serious bodily injury or death (CRS 18-1-901)
Unlawful Possession of Weapons:
Referencing Colorado law, you can be charged with unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon or unlawful possession if you:
- Carry a firearm concealed on you
- Carry a knife concealed on you
- Carry, bring, or have in your possession a firearm or dangerous device in a building or on the property that belongs to the government
Unlawful possession of weapons is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Prohibited Use of Weapons:
You can be charged with a weapons offense if you do the following:
- Aim a firearm at someone
- Recklessly discharge a firearm
- Set a trap or loaded gun to go off when tripped and leaving it unattended
- Knowingly aiming throwing stars and nun chucks
A prohibited use of weapons charge is also a Class 2 misdemeanor.
The most serious of all charges under Colorado gun laws is possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Depending on the situation and past convictions, you could be facing a class 5 felony charge.
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