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Alcohol can make people do all kinds of crazy things. According to one news story, a man is accused of allegedly stripping naked and defecating on a self-checkout scanner at a supermarket after consuming alcohol. The man apparently went into the supermarket and stripped naked in front of a male employee. Police reported the man smelled of alcohol, had trouble walking and had slurred speech. In Denver and Arapahoe County, among other criminal charges, the man would likely face charges of Public Indecency, C.R.S. 18-7-301.
Public Indecency in Douglas County | Exposing Genitals = Public Indecency
In Douglas County, the man would likely face Public Indecency charges for exposing his genitals to the view of others under circumstances where his conduct likely caused alarm. If this is the first time the man was arrested for Public Indecency, he would likely face class 1 petty offense Public Indecency charges. If he had previously committed Public Indecency or a similar offense, he would be facing class 1 misdemeanor Public Indecency charges.. Both a misdemeanor and petty offense conviction of Public Indecency can lead to lengthy jail time and possible fines.
Public Indecency Charges in Jefferson County | What Seems “Fun” Might Lead to Charges
In Jefferson County, men and women can face charges of Public Indecency under circumstances where individuals may be trying to have fun, but engage in risky behavior. For example, a group of friends might go out to the bars one night and get too close with various women, who later accuse them of fondling or caressing them. In other cases, a young couple may face charges of Public Indecency after being caught having sexual intercourse at a park. Sometimes, what seems like fun activities can lead to criminal charges if you are not careful.
Adams County Public Indecency Lawyer | Defenses May Be Available
If you or someone you love is facing Public Indecency charges in Adams County, contact the best criminal defense lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office today. In some Public Indecency cases, there may be defenses available. For example, an affirmative defense may be used in your case, such as if you felt entrapped by police to commit Public Indecency, or if someone forced you to commit Public Indecency. In other cases, we can argue your intent, and that you were simply at home with curtains open. An overreactive neighbor should not be looking in your window, anyway. Whatever the case, it's imperative you involve a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to help you. Call the O'Malley Law Office today to set up a free initial consultation with us.
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