A man in Colorado is facing serious charges this week after police say he robbed a bank before leading them on a search. The incident allegedly happened Tuesday, when the man allegedly stole money from a bank, and then threw money as he ran from the bank. Police say they arrested the man later that night after a search in the area.
It is unclear what led to that specific person's arrest, but more information might be presented as police conduct an investigation. These types of incidents are very serious and those who are facing charges of robbery in Colorado might be wise to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney.
An attorney can help a person evaluate the evidence against them and work to form a rigorous defense. Sometimes police and investigators mishandle evidence or violate the rights of the accused person. This could result in evidence being thrown out or the case being dismissed. In robbery cases, a person could face significant fines and prison time, so it is important that the person understand their rights.
These allegations could leave a person feeling confused and with little options. Police reports often turn into news reports, and the person could feel embarrassed and like their reputation is ruined. Clearing a person's name of wrongdoing can help them restore their reputation and move on with their life.
While each case is different, people who are arrested have rights that should be preserved in order to make sure they have a fair trial.
Source: CBS Denver, "Police Arrest Bank Robber Who Threw Out Loot," Feb. 7, 2013
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