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 » Government & Politics Crime

A felony charge is a charge to an individual alleging the person has committed a serious crime against a person, property or the state. A person convicted of a felony often serves a prison sentence, is charged a fine or ... More » Government & Politics Crime

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 » Government & Politics Crime
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