felony felony  /ˈfɛ lə ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

Usage(s):

  1. And he has recouped one more lever of power: in 2000 Florida Governor Jeb Bush reinstated the rights taken away by Colson's felony convictionincluding the right to vote.
  2. A white man accused of beating a black female Army reservist while yelling racial slurs at her outside a suburban Atlanta restaurant was indicted Wednesday on felony charges.
  3. Williams was found guilty of one felony count of mayhem and several misdemeanor counts in the beating of Reginald Denny during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

News

  1. Minnesota couple facing felony drug charges following Grand Forks traffic stop

    A northwest Minnesota couple faces felony drug charges after fleeing police during a downtown Grand Forks traffic stop. 24-year-old Nick Schouviller of Fosston and 20-year-old Peyton Stuhaug of McIntosh were stopped May 29th on Demers Avenue after a witness reported a "domestic disturbance" inside their vehicle.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WDAZ 8 Grand Forks

  2. Nyack man faces 1,372 felony counts over counterfeit money orders

    A Nyack man is facing 1,372 felony counts after Clarkstown police found a duffel bag stuffed with more than $1 million in counterfeit money orders during a traffic stop.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Man arraigned for felony drug and firearm charges

    A man charged with four felony counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance and four felony counts of misconduct involving weapons was arraigned in superior court at Kenai Courthouse on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Peninsula Clarion

Quotes

  1. "The reputation he gained through his years of public service and professional work in the legal community is forever damaged," Bush said. "The consequences of his felony conviction on his former life as a lawyer, public servant and private...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Daily News

  2. "Mark Bell will serve jail time following the 2007-08 season after pleading to felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from an alcohol-related automobile accident that caused an injury. He also left the scene of the accident. Such conduct is a...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Gary Bettman Source: hockeyfights.com

  3. "I pleaded guilty in this case because I was guilty," Lerach said before sentencing. "It was, as they say, felony stupid."
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: William Lerach Source: USA Today

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