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FALSE REPORTING

False reporting can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver criminal defense lawyer.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with false reporting if the individual falsely sets of a fire or other emergency alarm which is intended to cause the response of a fire department, ambulance service, law enforcement agency, or any other government agency which deals with emergencies involving danger to life or property.

A person can also be charged with false reporting if the individual makes a report to law enforcement, or causes the transmission of such a report, of a crime or other incident of which the individual knows did not occur.

A person can also be charged with false reporting if the individual makes a report to law enforcement, or causes the transmission of such a report, pretending to furnish information relating to an offense or other incident and regarding which the individual knows to be false.

A person can also be charged with false reporting if the individual provides false identifying information to law enforcement authorities.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, false reporting to authorities can be a class 2 misdemeanor, or a class 3 misdemeanor.

If you or someone you know is being charged with false reporting, it is important that you talk to a Denver criminal attorney immediately. Contact a trial tested, result oriented Denver criminal lawyer at Newell & Decker today to discuss the case.