CO Interruption of Electronic Communication Lawyer
Facing Interruption of Electronic Communication Device charges in Colorado? Time is NOT on your side.
If you are under investigation, if law enforcement wants to speak with you, or if you have been charged with a criminal offense, a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your charges. Call Weber Law to discuss your circumstances.
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Interrupt of Electronic Communication Device Defense
In Colorado, it is against the law to interrupt any electronic communication device. A charge involving interruption of electronic communication devices can come with fines and a spot on your record.
What is the Statute?
Under CRS 18-9-306.5, a person commits obstruction of telephone or telegraph service if the person knowingly prevents, obstructs, or delays, by any means whatsoever, the sending, transmission, conveyance, or delivery in this state of any message, communication, or report by or through any telegraph or telephone line, wire, cable, or other facility or any cordless, wireless, electronic, mechanical, or other device.
These types of acts of destruction, obstruction, or delaying could include but are not limited to, pulling a phone line out of a house, cutting a phone line, destroying a communication device, or taking, damaging, or disabling a phone out of someone’s hands who is trying to call for help or has voiced the desire to call for help or emergency aid. Help can include, medical, law enforcement, and fire department. Often times this charge can be coupled with other charges, including domestic violence.
What is the Penalty?
An obstruction of telephone or telegraph service is considered a class 1 misdemeanor. A class 1 misdemeanor in the state of Colorado is punishable by six to 18 months in jail, a fine of $500 to $5,000, or both.
How Can You Fight It?
If you have been cited with obstruction of telephone or telegraph service in Colorado, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount, making sure the charge does not go on your record, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By using defenses that have been successful in the past, for example, being falsely accused of obstruction, being falsely cited for obstruction, mistakenly or unknowingly interrupting the communication, Weber Law will create a strong defense for you. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and getting you back to everyday life. While these types of charges can seem small, it is always a good idea to seek legal advice to keep your record as clean as possible. If you or anyone you know has been cited with an obstruction of telephone or telegraph service in the state of Colorado, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
- CRS 18-9-306.5, Obstruction of telephone or telegraph service
- CRS 18-1.3-501-misdemeanors classified
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