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Possession of contraband in the second degree 18-8-204.2 (2)


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This web page contains the elements of the Colorado Crime of Possession of contraband in the second degree 18-8-204.2 (2)

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Possession of contraband in the second degree

A person who is confined in a detention facility commits the class 1 misdemeanor of possession of contraband in the second degree if he or she knowingly obtains or has in his or her possession contraband (as defined in 18-8-204 (2)), unless the possession is authorized by rule or by regulation.

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