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18-8-110. False report of explosives, weapons, or harmful substances


Any person who reports to any other person that a bomb or other explosive, any chemical or biological agent, any poison or weapon, or any harmful radioactive substance has been placed in any public or private place or vehicle designed for the transportation of persons or property, knowing that the report is false, commits a class 6 felony.


Source: L. 71: R&RE, p. 456, 1. C.R.S. 1963: 40-8-110. L. 79: Entire section amended, p. 743, 1, effective July 1. L. 81: Entire section amended, p. 975, 14, effective July 1. L. 89: Entire section amended, p. 839, 77, effective July 1.



Prosecution must prove that a person reported that a bomb had been placed at a location at the time of the report. If the substance of and circumstances surrounding a defendants report permit a reasonable inference that a prohibited item or substance was placed in a public or private place or vehicle, a fact finder may conclude that the has been placed element is satisfied. People ex rel. C.F., 2012 COA 75, 279 P.3d 1231.