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Escape 18-8-208 (6) (a) and (b)

 

Escape and Offenses Relating to Custody

This web page contains the elements of the Colorado Crime of Escape. 18-8-208 (6) (a) and (b)

These are only the basic elements of these crimes – to fully understand a crime with which you are charged you will need a much greater understanding of Colorado Criminal Law.

This web site is designed to empower criminal defendants by helping them understand every phase of the criminal justice process. It also addresses the different types of defenses and strategies that exist in the Colorado Criminal Justice System.

If you are charged with a crime and seek to understand the new world you have entered – you need to understand that criminal laws and procedures can be so complex that even judges can get them wrong.

Escape. 18-8-208 (6) (a) and (b)

Escaping while confined pursuant to the criminal insanity statute (Article 8 of Title 16) is a class 1 misdemeanor if the person was charged with a misdemeanor at the proceeding in which he or she was committed.

Escape while confined pursuant to the criminal insanity statute (Article 8 of Title 16) is a class 1 misdemeanor if the person was charged with a felony at the proceeding in which he or she was committed and if the person does not travel from the state of Colorado.

 


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