Colorado Revised Statutes Title 18. Criminal Code § 18-2-206. Penalties for criminal conspiracy--when convictions barred

(1) Conspiracy to commit a class 1 felony is a class 2 felony;  conspiracy to commit a class 2 felony is a class 3 felony;  conspiracy to commit a class 3 felony is a class 4 felony;  conspiracy to commit a class 4 felony is a class 5 felony;  conspiracy to commit a class 5 or 6 felony is a class 6 felony.

(2) A person may not be convicted of conspiracy to commit an offense if he is acquitted of the offense which is the object of the conspiracy where the sole evidence of conspiracy is the evidence establishing the commission of the offense which is the object of the conspiracy.

(3) If the particular conduct charged to constitute a criminal conspiracy is so inherently unlikely to result or culminate in the commission of a crime that neither that conduct nor the offender presents a public danger warranting the grading of the offense under this section, the court may enter judgment and impose sentence for a crime of a lesser class or, in extreme cases, may dismiss the prosecution.

(4) Conspiracy to commit a class 1 misdemeanor is a class 2 misdemeanor.

(5) Conspiracy to commit a misdemeanor other than a class 1 misdemeanor is a class 3 misdemeanor.

(6) Conspiracy to commit a petty offense is a crime of the same class as the offense itself.

(7)(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, conspiracy to commit a level 1 drug felony is a level 2 drug felony;  conspiracy to commit a level 2 drug felony is a level 3 drug felony;  conspiracy to commit a level 3 drug felony is a level 4 drug felony;  and conspiracy to commit a level 4 drug felony is a level 4 drug felony.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by law, conspiracy to commit a level 1 drug misdemeanor is a level 2 drug misdemeanor;  and conspiracy to commit a level 2 drug misdemeanor is a level 2 drug misdemeanor.


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