Fifth degree felonies are the lowest level of felony crimes recognized by Ohio law. According to Court News Ohio, this category and the immediately preceding fourth degree typically includes drug possession, some theft c... More »

Several criminal offences are considered fourth degree felonies in Ohio, including grand theft of a motor vehicle, safe-cracking, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, aggravated assault and certain other types of theft.... More »

A fifth-degree felony in Ohio is a crime that, if convicted, carries a prison term of between six and 12 months and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Crimes that are considered class 5s in Ohio include illegal gambling, breakin... More »

A fifth-degree felony in Ohio is a crime that, if convicted, carries a prison term of between six and 12 months and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Crimes that are considered class 5s in Ohio include illegal gambling, breakin... More »

Some common felony charges in the United States are violent crimes, drug-abuse violations and property crimes. Burglary, assault, robbery, and forgery and counterfeiting are also some of the common felony crimes in the c... More »

A felony 5 charge varies from state to state, and in Arizona and Ohio it is referred to as a Class 5, or 5th degree felony. Examples of offenses that are classified as Class 5 are: incest, assault on a police officer, dr... More »

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The difference between misdemeanors and felonies are that if the law for a crime has a punishment of incarceration for longer than a year, most states define it as a felony, Nolo says. If the punishment is for one year o... More »