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031. COLORADO CRIMINAL CODE – MISC. CRIMES – SUCH AS LIBEL – WILDFIRES – GHB

The Colorado Crime of Abuse of a corpse 18-13-101 (2)

A person who, without statutory or court-ordered authority, removes the body or remains of any person from a grave without proper consent or who treats the body or remains of any person in a way that would outrage normal family sensibilities commits a class 2 misdemeanor.18-13-101 (2)

The Colorado Crime of Dueling  18-13-104 (2)

Persons who by agreement engage in a fight with deadly weapons commit dueling, which is a class 4 felony.18-13-104 (2)

The Colorado Crime of Criminal libel 18-13-105 (3)

It is a class 6 felony to publish or disseminate any statement or object tending to blacken the memory of one who is dead, or to impeach the reputation or expose the natural defects of one who is alive, exposing a person to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule. 18-13-105 (3)

The Colorado Crime of Interference with persons with disabilities  18-13-107 (4)

Beating, harassing, or otherwise interfering with a dog on a blaze orange leash, an assistance dog, or a dog that is accompanying a person carrying a cane or walking stick used by persons who are wholly or partially blind is a class 3 misdemeanor. 18-13-107 (4)

The Colorado Crime of Removal of timber from state lands 18-13-108

Cutting or removing timber from state lands without lawful authority is a class 3 misdemeanor. 18-13-108

The Colorado Crime of Firing woods or prairie  18-13-109 (1) (a)

Any person who, without lawful authority, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence sets on fire any woods, prairie, or grounds belonging to another, or who permits such a fire to be set and to pass from his or her own grounds to the injury of another person commits a class 2 misdemeanor. 18-13-109 (1) (a)

Firing of woods or prairie is a class 6 felony if it occurs during an official fire ban. 18-13-109 (2) (a)

The Colorado Crime of Intentionally setting a wildfire 18-13-109.5 (2)

A person who intentionally sets a wildfire commits a class 3 felony.18-13-109.5 (2)

411. Purchases of commodity metals. Violating the following provisions related to the purchase of commodity scrap metal is a class 2 misdemeanor when the value of the metal involved is less than $500: failing to keep a book or register detailing all transactions; knowingly giving false information for records kept on all transactions; or failing to keep newly purchased commodity metal. 18-13-111 (5) (a)

Violating the provisions of law listed above is a class 1 misdemeanor when the value of the metal involved $500 or more. 18-13-111 (5) (b)

The Colorado Crimes of Hazardous wastes violations 18-13-112 (3)

Any person who abandons a vehicle containing hazardous wastes or intentionally spills such wastes on a street, highway, or public or private property without consent commits a class 4 felony. 18-13-112 (3)

The Colorado Crime of Violations concerning the sale of secondhand property  18-13-114 (8)

An operator of a flea market or similar facility in which secondhand property is offered for sale or trade who does not properly notify each secondhand dealer of legal requirements concerning the recording of information related to the sale of secondhand property or who does not provide the required forms for making such records commits a class 3 misdemeanor.  18-13-114 (8)

The failure of a secondhand dealer to keep records of each sale or trade of secondhand property or the failure to maintain required information related to such sales is a class 1 misdemeanor. 18-13-114 (6) (a)

Any person who trades with a secondhand dealer or a secondhand dealer who knowingly provides false information with respect to the records such dealers are required to keep commits a class 1 misdemeanor. 18-13-114 (6) (b)

A second or subsequent offense concerning the sale of secondhand property within a three-year period is a class 5 felony. 18-13-114 (6) (a)

The Crime of Failure to Provide Proof of ownership required 18-13-114.5 (4)

A violation of section 18-13-114.5  regarding proof of ownership required by dealers of secondhand property and retailers of new goods who sell certain goods at flea markets is a class 3 misdemeanor. 18-13-114.5 (4)

Notice. Failure of a secondhand dealer or operator of a flea market to conspicuously post a notice of the provisions of law regarding transactions involving secondhand property, theft by receiving, and stolen property, is a class 3 misdemeanor. 18-13-115 (3)

Sales tax license Violations 18-13-116 (2)

Failure of a secondhand dealer or operator of a flea market to obtain a sales tax license or failure of a secondhand dealer or other person operating at a flea market to collect sales tax and to remit the proceeds is a class 3 misdemeanor. 18-13-116 (2)

Record of sales -Second Hand Sales 18-13-117 (2)

Failure of a secondhand dealer or dealer and retailer of new goods who sells goods at a flea market to keep and preserve suitable records of sales for use in calculating taxes is a class 3 misdemeanor.18-13-117 (2)

Abuse of property insurance. 18-13-119.5 (5)

Abuse of property insurance is a class 2 misdemeanor. 18-13-119.5 (5)

Transport, storage, or usage of drip gasoline 18-13-120 (4)

Unauthorized transport, storage, or usage of drip gasoline is a class 2 misdemeanor. 18-13-120 (4)

Illegal possession or consumption of ethyl alcohol by an underage person. A third or subsequent offense of illegal possession of ethyl alcohol by an underage person is a class 2 misdemeanor. 18-13-122 (2) (b) (III)

The Colorado Crime of Unlawful use of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) 18-13-123 (5)

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, sale, or possession with intent to manufacture, distribute, dispense, or sell GHB or ketamine or their immediate chemical precursors or analogs or to knowingly cause or attempt to cause any other person to unknowingly consume or receive the direct administration of any such substances is a class 3 felony. 18-13-123 (5)

A second or subsequent offense of unlawful use of GHB or ketamine or the immediate precursors or chemical analogs for such substances is a class 2 felony. 18-13-123 (5)

Dissemination of false information to obtain hospital admittance or care. Knowingly providing false identifying information for the purpose of  either obtaining admittance to, or health services from, a hospital, or evading an obligation to a hospital for services provided, is a class 1 misdemeanor. 18-13-124 (2)

Sale or purchase of telephone records 18-13-125 (4)

Unauthorized trading in telephone records is a class 1 misdemeanor. 18-13-125 (4)

Locating protected persons 18-13-126 (2)

A person who accepts money or another form of compensation to assist a restrained person in locating a protected person when the person knows or reasonably should know that the restrained person is subject to a court order prohibiting contact with the protected person, commits a class 1 misdemeanor. 18-13-126 (2)

The Colorado Crime of smuggling of humans 18-13-128 (2)

A person commits the class 3 felony of smuggling of humans if, for the purpose of assisting another person to enter, remain in, or travel through the United States or the state of Colorado in violation of immigration laws, he or she provides or agrees to provide transportation to that person in exchange for any thing of value. 18-13-128 (2)

 


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