False Imprisonment is charged in Colorado when authorities determine that the accused unlawfully confined the victim against the victim’s will. This charge applies with or without use of force by the accused, and regardless of the duration of the false imprisonment event. This charge differs from kidnapping in that the victim is not moved from one location to another during the time of false imprisonment.
Severity of charges range from misdemeanor to felony if detention is longer than 12 hours or if force is used or threatened.
Contact McClintock Criminal Defense immediately if you have been charged with False Imprisonment in Colorado – (719) 520-3968.