Colorado crimes by C.R.S. code section

Common crimes by Colorado Revised Statutes Code Section

Title 18 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) defines most criminal offenses in Colorado and prescribes penalties for them.

Vehicle offenses are set forth in Title 42 of the Colorado Revised Statutes. These include DUI and related offenses as well as automobile theft.

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Title 18. Criminal Offenses

Article 1.3. Sentencing in Criminal Cases

Part 2. Probation
Part 4. Sentences to Imprisonment
Part 5. Misdemeanor and Petty Offense Sentencing

Article 2. Inchoate Offenses

Part 1. Attempts
Part 2. Criminal Conspiracy
Part 3. Criminal Solicitation

Article 3. Offenses Against People

Part 1. Homicide and Related Offenses
Part 2. Assault & Menacing
Part 3. Kidnapping
Part 4. Sex Crimes
Part 5. Human Trafficking and Slavery
Part 6. Stalking

Article 4. Offenses Against Property

Part 1. Arson
Part 2. Burglary
Part 3. Robbery
Part 4. Theft
Part 5. Trespass, Tampering, and Criminal Mischief

Article 5. Offenses Involving Fraud

Part 1. Forgery, Simulation, Impersonation, and Related Offenses

Part 2. Fraud in Obtaining Property or Services 
Part 3. Fraudulent and Deceptive Sales and Business
Part 4. Bribery and Rigging of Contests 
Part 5. Offenses Relating to the Uniform Commercial Code 
Part 7. Financial Transaction Device Crime Act 
Part 8. Equity Skimming and Related Offenses 
Part 9. Identity Theft and Related Offenses

Article 5.5. Computer Crime

18–5.5–102. Computer Crime

Article 6. Offenses Involving Family Relations

Part 2. Bigamy
Part 3. Incest
Part 4. Wrongs to Children
Part 6. Harboring a Minor
Part 7. Contributing to Delinquency
Part 8. Domestic Violence

Article 7. Offenses Relating to Morals

Part 1. Obscenity
Part 2. Prostitution
Part 3. Public Indecency
Part 4. Child Prostitution
Part 5. Sexually Explicit Materials Harmful to Children
Part 6. Visual Representations Containing Actual Violence
Part 7. Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution
Part 8. Criminal Invasion of Privacy

Article 8. Offenses—Governmental Operations

Part 1. Obstruction of Public Justice

Part 2. Escape and Offenses Relating to Custody
Part 3. Bribery and Corrupt Influences
Part 4. Abuse of Public Office
Part 5. Perjury and Related Offenses
Part 6. Offenses Relating to Judicial and Other Proceedings
Part 7. Victims and Witnesses Protection
Part 8. Offenses Relating to Use of Force by Peace Officers

Article 9. Offenses Against Public Peace, Order, and Decency

Part 1. Public Peace and Order
Part 2. Cruelty to Animals

Article 12. Offenses Relating to Firearms and Weapons

Article 13. Miscellaneous Offenses

Article 16. Criminal Proceedings

Article 17. Colorado Organized Crime Control Act

Article 18. Drugs Crimes -- Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 1992

Title 19. Children's Code

  • 19-3-304. Persons required to report child abuse or neglect

Article 23. Gang Recruitment Act

Title 12. Professions and Occupations.

Article 28. Fireworks.

Title 33. Parks and Wildlife.

Article 6. Law Enforcement and Penalties—Wildlife

Title 42. Vehicles and Traffic

Article 2. Drivers' Licenses

Part 1. Drivers' Licenses
Part 2. Habitual Offenders
Part 4. Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • 42–2–409. Unlawful Possession or Use of a Commercial Driver's License

Article 4. Regulation of Vehicles and Traffic

Article 5. Automobile Theft

  • 42–5–103. Tampering with a Motor Vehicle
  • 42–5–104. Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts—Theft of License Plates

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