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felony

A crime that carries the possibility of a sentence in excess of one year.Violation of some real estate laws is classified as a felony.

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The 48 felonious deaths occurred in 26 states, the U.S.
Felonious conduct and falsifying public documents are Class D felonies, which are punishable by up to five years in prison and a $7,500 fine.
(1) Violent Encounters: Felonious Assaults on America s Law Enforcement Officers concludes an arduous yet rewarding journey undertaken for the sole purpose of saving the lives of law enforcement officers so they can continue to perform their sworn duties, protecting and serving their communities.
It was subsequently learned that the felonious teen, whose name was withheld due to her age, was the current girlfriend of Scholl's ex-boyfriend, Milo Burrows, 19.
In the Line of Fire: Violence Against Law Enforcement--A Study of Felonious Assaults on Law Enforcement Officers (special report)
If he has an iota of self-love, he should emulate Donald Trump's former lawyer and operator Michael Cohen, who swore to take a bullet for his boss but is now spilling the beans on Trump's alleged felonious activities and cooperating with special prosecutor Robert Mueller, in an attempt to redeem himself or to protect his family.
"These penalties no longer serve the purpose of deterring felonious acts and must be updated," she said.
Violent Encounters: Felonious Assaults on America's Law Enforcement Officers will be available in the near future.
The 72 felonious deaths occurred in 30 states and Puerto Rico.
This resulted in more felonious deaths of officers than died due to adversarial action for that entire year.
McKinney, though widely lauded for his heroic actions, was himself arrested, jailed, and charged with felonious assault and having a weapon in a liquor establishment.
Catapang's claim, I am one of the numerous persons victimized by his felonious modus and scheme,' read a portion of Dumlao's letter.