Misdemeanors Crimes, Classes & Penalties in Colorado Springs

Does your case number have an “M” in it? If so, you’ve been charged with misdemeanor offenses

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In El Paso County Colorado, Misdemeanor cases end up in County Court. The criminal penalties for a misdemeanor charge do not include prison; however, the consequences of a misdemeanor conviction can be severe.

Misdemeanor crimes include but are not limited to the following list crimes:

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Assault in the Third Degree § 18-3-204 (2016)

(1) A person commits the crime of assault in the third degree if:
(a) The person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person or with criminal negligence the person causes bodily injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or
(b) The person, with intent to harass, annoy, threaten, or alarm another person whom the actor knows or reasonably should know to be a peace officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical care provider, or an emergency medical service provider, causes the other person to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, feces, saliva, mucus, vomit, or toxic, caustic, or hazardous material by any means, including throwing, tossing, or expelling the fluid or material.
(2) Repealed.
(3) Assault in the third degree is a class 1 misdemeanor and is an extraordinary risk crime that is subject to the modified sentencing range specified in section 18-1.3-501 (3).
Harassment § 18-3-204 (2016)

Menacing

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Criminal Mischief

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DUI

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DWAI

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Obstruction of a Police Officer

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Resisting Arrest

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Theft

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Prohibited Use of a Weapon

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Violation of a Protection Order (Criminal or Civil)

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Child Abuse

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Neglect of an At-Risk Person

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Ownership of a Dangerous Dog

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Drug Possession

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