Misdemeanor Criminal Tampering

First degree criminal tampering consists of tampering with the property of a utility or an institution with the intent to interrupt or impair service.  Second degree criminal tampering merely requires that the tampering be done with intent to cause injury, inconvenience, or annoyance, or to knowingly make an unauthorized connection with the property of a utility.  One of the most common forms of tampering is the unauthorized use of television and/or internet signal.

First degree criminal tampering is a Class 1 misdemeanor, and second degree criminal tampering is a Class 2 misdemeanor.  

Click below to read the official Colorado statutory definitions for these offense:

First degree criminal tampering (18-4-505)

Second degree criminal tampering (18-4-506)

Alexander Garlin has experience in providing criminal defense of criminal tampering and other related charges. Whether you contact Garlin Driscoll, LLC, or other qualified attorneys, we recommend that you do so without delay so that you can better understand your circumstances, and thereby promote informed decision making that could significantly improve the ultimate outcome of your case.

The criminal defense attorneys at Garlin Driscoll, LLC, welcome your inquiry and do not charge for initial telephone, e-mail and/or office consultations.

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