In Virginia, a class U felony is a felony that is unclassified. This type of felony charge is for offenses that don't fall neatly under the first six official felony classes. A defendant may be charged with an unclassifi... More » Government & Politics Crime

Common felonies are drug abuse violations, driving while intoxicated, violent crime, selling alcohol to a minor, and weapons possession, according to Schatz Anderson and Associates. In the United States, felony crimes ar... More » Government & Politics Crime

The types of crimes considered felonies include rape, arson, assault and murder, says. Assault includes threatening physical harm or violence with a weapon. Battery occurs when a person inflicts physical ha... More » Government & Politics Crime
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