GETTING ARRESTED AT A COLORADO ROCKIES GAME
April 17, 2013
For many people, attending a Colorado Rockies game is the definition of summer time. The Colorado Rockies have huge home field attendance numbers and have had some of the longest sell out streaks in major league baseball. However, for some people misunderstandings or run-ins with other fans can lead to ejection or arrest when attending a Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field.
What to do if you get arrested at a Colorado Rockies Game
Whether you get arrested while at a Colorado Rockies game, or anywhere else, there a few things that you should always do. First, you should tactfully decline to make any statements to the police. Despite popular belief, there are many reasons to minimize your statements to the police. The police often get their best evidence in a case from admissions that defendants make. A lot of people feel that the pay a lot of money to watch a Colorado Rockies game and they should be given the benefit of the doubt. Typically the first contact involving an incident at a game is made by stadium security rather than police. If you are able to cooperate with security and put the issue to rest you should. Remember, however, that once the police at Coors field get involved they will usually treat a Colorado Rockies fan like any other arrest suspect. Once you have been contacted by the police if you do not comply with their instructions you may end up with more serious charges.
Hiring an attorney when you have been charged with a crime at a Colorado Rockies Game
If you have been charged with a crime at a Colorado Rockies game these charges are just as serious as any criminal charge. Hebets & McCallin regularly handles both arrests arising from games and similar cases arising elsewhere. If you want experienced criminal attorneys who understand the very particular nature of being arrested at a Colorado Rockies game, contact us for a free consultation.