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PROHIBITED USE OF WEAPONS

Prohibited use of weapons can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver criminal lawyer.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with prohibited use of weapons if the individual:

  • Unlawfully aims a firearm at another person; or,
  • Recklessly or with criminal negligence discharges a firearm or shoots a bow and arrow; or,
  • Sets a loaded gun, trap, or device explosive device and leaves it unattended; or,
  • Possesses a firearm while the person is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of a controlled substance; or,
  • Aims, throws, or swings a throwing star or nunchaku at another person, or possesses a throwing star or nunchaku in a public place except for the purpose of presenting an authorized public demonstration or exhibition or pursuant to instruction in conjunction with an organized school or class.

Prohibited use of weapons is a class 2 misdemeanor.

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