Felony Charges

Definition

MURDER

First Degree Murder Directly or indirectly causing the death of a person with planning. (AI or player perma death of character)
Second Degree Murder Directly or indirectly causing the death of a person that was not planned. (AI or player perma death of character)
Attempted Murder When a person intentionally takes steps to kill someone or when they intentionally cause someone to be incapacitated
Attempted Murder of a Peace Officer When a person intentionally takes steps to kill a law enforcement officer by inflicting potentially lethal damage to their person
Contracted Killing Contract killing is a form of murder in which one party hires another party (often called a hitman) to kill a target individual or group of people. It involves an illegal agreement between two or more parties in which one party agrees to kill the target in exchange for some form of payment, monetary or otherwise.
Attempted Contracted Killing Attempted Contract killing is a form of murder in which one party hires another party (often called a hitman) to kill a target individual or group of people. It involves an illegal agreement between two or more parties in which one party agrees to kill the target in exchange for some form of payment, monetary or otherwise.

VIOLENT CRIMES

Manslaughter Person who unintentionally kills another, with or without a quarrel or heat of passion is guilty under this code section.
Vehicular Manslaughter Causing the death of a person with a vehicle due to the negligence or recklessness of the driver. This section will not apply where: (i) The person operating the motor vehicle reports to the police station to report the incident within a reasonable period of time; and (ii) the act was done without intent.
Assault with Deadly Firearm A person who attempts to cause or threaten immediate harm to another while using a weapon, tool, or dangerous item to communicate that threat is guilty under this code section.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon A person who attempts to cause or threaten immediate harm to another while using a weapon, tool, or dangerous item to communicate that threat is guilty under this code section.
Battery on a Peace Officer Intentionally uses force to cause bodily harm on a peace officer.
Bank Robbery Stealing property of the bank by means of force or fear.
Strong Armed Robbery Taking the belongings of another person by means of force or fear with any deadly weapon.
Armed Robbery Attempting to take the belongings of another person by means of force or fear with any deadly weapon.
Attempted Armed Robbery A person who takes a direct step towards killing another person and intended to kill that person is guilty under this code section.
Kidnapping A person who forcibly, or by any other means of instilling fear, steals or takes, or holds or detains, or arrests any person is guilty under this code section.
False Imprisonment A person who intentionally and unlawfully restrained, detained, or confined a person and a made the person to stay or go somewhere against his or her will is guilty under this code section.
Felony Battery Significant injury, was downed down or knocked out.
Arson A person who intentionally and maliciously sets fire to or burns any structure, forest land, or property without prior authorizations is guilty under this code section.
Terroristic Acts A threat to commit violence communicated with the intent to terrorize another, to cause evacuation of a building, or to cause serious public inconvenience, in reckless disregard of the risk of causing such terror or inconvenience. The suspect must have used or planted explosives for this charge to apply.
Terroristic Threat A threat of mass violence, mass harm or mass destruction.
Animal Cruelty A person who intentionally maims, mutilates, tortures, wounds or kills a living animal is guilty under this code section.
Desecration For purposes of this section, “desecration of a human corpse” means any act committed after the death of a human being including, but not limited to, dismemberment, disfigurement, mutilation, burning, or any act committed to cause the dead body to be devoured, scattered or dissipated This includes looting
Torture The action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the pain.

WEAPONS/EXPLOSIVES

Trafficking of Illegal Firearms Transportation of large quantities of illegal firearms in a vehicle from one place to another.
Distribution of Illegal Firearms Possession of 3 or more illegal firearms. (illegal firearms= Sawed Off Shotgun, Gusenberg Sweeper, Micro SMG, Assault Rifle, Compact Rifle, MG, Machine Pistol, Mini SMG)
Possession of Explosives Possession of an explosive device (including flash and incendiary devices)
Possession of Illegal Firearm Possession of Sawed Off Shotgun, Gusenberg Sweeper, Micro SMG, Assault Rifle, Compact Rifle, MG, Machine Pistol, Mini SMG, or any automatic firearm; also possesion of any type of supressor is also illegal and reserved for LEO only
Possession of a Illegal Weapon Possession of Switchblade and Knuckledusters
Felon in Possession of a Firearm Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon within the last 7 days
Felon in Possession of Ammunition Possession of ammunition by a violent felon within the last 7 days
Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Discharging a firearm without a lawful reason and causes harm of another
Drive-By Shooting Discharging a firearm from a vehicle without any lawful reason

NARCOTICS

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to sell, 2+ bags A person in possession of a highly controlled substance (Cocaine, Crystal Meth, Heroin, Opium) or multiple highly controlled substances in a large quantity is guilty under this code section. If less than 2 bags see 8(02)
Maintaining a Place for the purpose of distribution A person who or maintains any property for the purpose of unlawfully selling giving away, storing, or using any controlled substance, firearm, or other illicit device, good, or service is guilty under this code section.
Manufacture of a Controlled Substance A person who, except as otherwise provide by law, manufactures, compounds, converts, produces, or prepares, either directly or indirectly by chemical or natural extraction, any illegal substance is guilty under this code section.
Sale of a Controlled Substance A person who sells, offers to sell, transport with intent, or gives away a controlled substance to another person, regardless of whether, or not they posses that controlled substance is guilty under this code section.
Drug Trafficking Distribution or trafficking laws penalize the selling, transportation, and illegal import of unlawful controlled substances, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, and other illegal drugs
Possession of a Marijuana with Intent to sell, 11+ cannabis buds / 3+ bricks A person in possession of a marijuana in a large quantity is guilty under this code section. NOTE 10 cannabis buds/2 bricks is allowed

CORRUPTION

Bribery A person who offers or gives a monetary gift, gratuity, valuable goods, or other reward to a public official, government employee, or peace officer in an attempt to influence their duties or actions is guilty under this code section.
Extortion A person who utilizes or threatens their power or authority with demonstrated malice aforethought in order to compel action by another is guilty under this code section. A person who utilizes or privileged information to intimidate another for certain property of services is guilty under this code section.
Money Laundering Concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, typically by means of transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses
Racketeering / RICO The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering and allows the leaders of a syndicate to be tried for the crimes they ordered others to do or assisted them in doing, closing a perceived loophole that allowed a person who instructed someone else to, for example, murder, to be exempt from the trial because they did not actually commit the crime personally. Such activity may include illegal gambling, bribery, kidnapping, murder, money laundering, counterfeiting, embezzlement, drug trafficking, slavery, and a host of other unsavory business practices.

VEHICULAR RELATED

Vehicle Theft Operation of a motor vehicle without consent of the registered owner with the intent to permanently deprive them of the vehicle. Proof of permission can be shown in evidence by presenting the keys of the vehicle or from verification from the owner.
Carjacking (Armed) The theft of an automobile from its driver by force or intimidation with a deadly weapon.
Carjacking (Strong-Armed) The theft of an automobile from its driver by force or intimidation.
Attempted Vehicle Theft Attempting to steal any motor vehicle.
Felony Driving Under the Influence Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of legal or illegal drugs or alcohol and causing bodily harm to another.
Felony Evasion While operating a vehicle they intentionally fleeing from a law enforcement officer attempting to arrest or detain them and being forcefully taken into police custody.
Hijacking Taking control of an aircraft with force
Shooting from helicopter or plane Discharging firearms from aircraft
Failing to report a crash causing death Failing to report a crash on the radio resulting in the death of peoples onboard the craft

MISC. FELONY

Grand Theft A person who steals or takes personal property of another worth more than $950 or a firearm of any value is guilty under this code section.
Burglary A person who enters into the locked or restricted property of another without their permission with the intention of committing a crime, typically theft is guilty under this code section.
Escaping Custody A person who has been physically detained or arrested by a peace officer and escapes or attempts to escape from said Peace Officer’s custody is guilty under this code section.
False Impersonation of a Lawyer or Goverment Official Intentionally or negligently pretending to be a Bar Certified Lawyer or Government Official (including law enforcement officers, Department of Justice members, etc.)
Aiding & Abetting / Accessory Someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime
Receiving Stolen Property Description The crime of receiving stolen property is defined as knowingly receiving stolen property with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property of its possession. In order for a defendant to be convicted, the property that the defendant receives must be stolen.
Forgery / Fraud A person who knowngly alters, creates, or uses a written document with the intent to defraud or deceive another is guilty under this code section.
Prisoner Breakout Act of an inmate leaving prison through unofficial or illegal ways
Violations of Human Trafficking A person who intentionally smuggles non-citizens into the state without proper visas and authorization is guilty under this code section. A person who intentionally restricts another’s liberty with itent for forced labor sex or trafficking, or other forced activity is guilty under this code section.

Misdemeanor Charges

Definition

DRUGS

Drug Paraphernalia Any device used for consumption of a controlled substance.
Possession of Controlled Substance 1 bag or less. Possesion of highly controlled substance. (Cocaine, Crystal Meth, Heroin, Bicarbonate Mixture, Amphetamine, Acetic Anhydride)
Unlawful Consumption (a) It is unlawful for any person to drink any alcoholic beverage outside of an individuals residence or authorized location permitted by the city. (b)Consumption of any CDS or Marijuana outside of an individuals residence or any other certified location.
Possession of a stolen vehicle Operating a stolen motor vehicle.

VEHICULAR RELATED

Driving Under the Influence / Driving While Intoxicated (DUI / DWI) Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 BAC or while under the influence of legal or illegal drugs which impair the vehicle operator in such a way that it endangers the safety of others.
Hit and Run The act of causing (or contributing to) a traffic accident (such as colliding with a person or fixture) and failing to stop and identify onself afterwards or failing to resolve the accident with the police.
Driving with a suspended license Driving with a suspended license.
Vehicle Tampering Pulling on vehicle door handles or lockpicking a car.

MISC. MISDEMEANOR

Possession without a permit Possession without a permit. (Legal= Combat Pistol, Flare Gun, Heavy Pistol, Heavy Revolver, Marksman Pistol, Pistol, Pistol .50, SNS Pistol, Vintage Pistol)
Possession of a Shotgun in public Shotguns cannot be open carried upon a person in a public place. They can be stored in a trunk of a vehicle and can only be removed to bring onto ones private property, business, hunting grounds or to a proper shooting range. (Hunting grounds away from the public, streets, houses and other buildings.)
Possession of a handgun in public Any person who openly carries a loaded or unloaded handgun in public. (eg. Firearm in holsters, except for LEO)
Possession of a rifle in public Rifles cannot be open carried or concealed upon a person in a public place. They can be stored in a trunk of a vehicle and can only be removed to bring onto ones private property, business, hunting grounds or to a proper shooting range. (Hunting grounds away from the public, streets, houses and other buildings.)
Assault Assault is sometimes defined is as an attempted battery.
Battery Battery is the intentional offensive or harmful touching of another person without their consent. Under this general definition, a battery offense requires all of the following: intentional touching (including sexual assault); the touching must be harmful or offensive; no consent from the victim. (this includes spitting on them) (If they are still standing it a misdemeanor, if they are knocked down/out it is a felony)
Resisting Arrest The act of using force to prevent arrest (with or without a warrant), handcuffing and/or taking a person into police custody, running counts as resisting.
Obstruction of Justice Unlawfully hindering the discovery, apprehension, conviction, defense, or punishment of anyone who has committed a crime or of evidence. Examples are, but not limited to: providing false information to peace officers while being detained/arrested, destroying or tampering evidence, or utilizing any violence or physical threat against a witness, law enforcement officer, or court official to prevent justice from being served. This charge is also applicable when a person baits or intentionally breaks the law to gain attention of a law enforcement officer, or if they purposely interfere with a active scene. the crime or act of willfully interfering with the process of justice and law especially by influencing, threatening, harming, or impeding a witness, potential witness, juror, or judicial or legal officer
Disturbing the peace Police often use disturbing the peace charge to keep the peace when a person is behaving in a disruptive manner, but presents no serious public danger. (fighting in public etc)
Destruction of physical evidence Destroying evidence relevent to a legal proceeding.
Reckless Endangerment Acts that create a substantial risk of serious physical injury to another person. The accused person isn’t required to intend the resulting or potential harm, but must have acted in a way that showed a disregard for the foreseeable consequences of the actions.
Criminal Threats Intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury.
Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Discharging a firearm without a lawful reason. (Does not stack with murder, attempted murder, battery, or any other violent crime where the discharge of a firearm results in harming another individual)
Brandishing a Firearm Every person who, except in self-defense, in the presence of any other person, draws or exhibits any firearm. (see (10)03 for holster violation)
Brandishing a Deadly Weapon Any item that can be used a deadly weapon other than a firearm.
Failure to Identify A person who, while being detained or under arrest by a peace officer, fails to provide a peace officer or other legal authority their name as it appears on an I.D. card or other identifiable information is guilty under this code section.
False Report Intentionally making a false statement to an on duty law enforcement officer or 911 dispatch message.
Misuse of 911 A person who uses an emergency government hotline for any purpose other than an emergency situation which involves a life-or-death request for assistance or other purposes dictated by hotline managers is guilty under this code section.
Failure to comply with a lawful order No person shall fail to comply with any lawful order or direction of any police officer.
Possession of Burgalary Tools Possession of any tool used to break into any vehicle or property (not owned) with criminal intent.
Prostitution Exchange of sexual services for money or goods.
Stalking The repeated following and harassing of another person with the intent to instill fear or injury.
Failure to report a crime Failure to report a motor vehicle accident, unlawful discharge or any other crime.
Loitering Remaining in any one public place without an apparent purpose while being given a lawful order to disperse by a law enforcement officer.
Public Intoxication Being visibly drunk or under the influence of drugs, while behaving boisterous, in a lewd manner, or excessively swearing in a public place.
Indecent Exposure Intentionally exposing the private or intimate parts of one’s body in a public place.
Domestic Violence Violent or aggressive behavior, typically involving the violent abuse of intimate relationship.
Vandalism Intentionally caused damage to property they do not own.
Vandalism of Government Property Intentionally caused damage to Government property.
Solicitation A crime that consists of a person offering money or inducing another to commit a crime with the specific intent that the person solicited commit the crime. (If the crime has already been committed it becomes Aiding & Abetting)
Violation of Probation Violating the rules of one’s probation. When accused of violation of probation, the burden of proof is on the accused.
Contempt of Court Belligerance, disobedience or disrespect towards a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies authority, justice, and dignity of the court. A defendant may only be charged once for contempt. If the offender continues to create a disturbance that impedes the functionality of the court, they shall be deemed hostile, and their plea converted to No Contest. Lawyers may be disbarred if they commit this offence.
Failure to Appear You willfully fail to appear in court when required to do so, in order to evade the process of the court. 15 Minute base + 5 minute per FTA warrant.
Theft Taking of another person’s belongings valued under $950
Trespassing Willfully entering upon or remaining on any property after being given notice angainst entering or remaining is given (whether verbal, written, posted or otherwise)
Littering Knowingly depositing in any manner litter on any public or private property or in any public or private waters, without permission to do so. Litter is trash improperly placed so as to be a nuisance or health concern.
Violation of Restraining Order Any intentional and knowing violation of a protective orderThis occurs when the judge issues a legal restraining order and someone intentionally’s ignore the terms of that order.

MOVING VIOLATIONS

Failure to Stop Failure to come to a complete stop at a posted Stop Sign or steady beam red light. Right turns are permitted at steady beam red lights as long as one yields to those who have the right of way.
Reckless Driving Careless driving, improper driving, or driving without due care and attention and is often punishable by fines, imprisonment, or driver’s license suspension or revocation.
Negligent Driving Driving unresponsibly with disregard for others.
Following to closely Following vehicles to closely.
Failure to yield Failure to yield right-of-way at a posted yield sign, pedestrian crosswalk, or while making a right turn at a steady beam red light.
Failure to use signal Failure to use turn signals on lane changes or turns.
Illegal Passing Passing vehicles on medians,shoulders, or solid lines, Improper passing.
Illegal U-Turn Making a “U-turn” within city limits rather than doing a “three point turn”.
Illegal Turn Turning at a stop sign or red light without coming to a complete stop or yielding to traffic or pedestrians. Making a left at a red light where doing so is prohibited.Turning without signaling, which is also called “Improper Turn Signal Use.”
Traveling Wrong Way Traveling wrong way
Unsafe Start From a parked, stopped, or standing position occurs when a motorist burns out from a complete stop, screeches their tires from a stopped position, performs donuts in a parking lot, accelerates in speed too quickly but is not necessarily speeding or pulls out from a parking spot without checking for oncoming traffic.
Impeding Flow traffic Operating a vehicle 20 MPH below posted speed limit, leaving a vehicle standing or parked in an area
Speeding (5 or less MPH over) Operation of a vehicle 5 or less MPH above the speed limit.
Speeding (5-15 MPH over) Operation of a vehicle between 5-15 MPH above the speed limit.
Speeding (15-30 MPH over) Operation of a vehicle between 15-30 MPH above the speed limit.
Speeding (30 or more MPH over) Operation of a vehicle 30 MPH or above the speed limit.
Failure to yield to an emergency vehicle Failing to yield to the right to an emergency vehicle with its lights and/or sirens activated.
Excessive vehicle noise Honking of horns, blasting of music or revving engines which causes a public nuisance. Individuals should be given an opportunity to stop being being fined.
Operation of a Non-Street Legal Vehicle Operation of an Go-Kart, Monster Truck, Forklift, Aerial Vehicle, Dirt Bike, or Hoverboard on public roadways.
Felony Speeding Speeding in excess of 150 mph throughout the state
Vehicle Contest Driving any vehicle (including motorcycles) in any race, speed competition, speed contest, drag race on public roads

FIX IT VIOLATIONS

Aftermarket Lighting Neon Underglow of Vehicles either red or blue
Window Tint Violation Pure black tint is illegal, tint is a secondary offense
Broken Windshield This can include a rear window, side windows, or the front windhshield
Taillight or headlight out Taillight or headlight out.
Unroadworthy Vehicle Heavily damaged vehicle. (Mandatory tow of the vehicle)

CITATIONS

Jaywalking Failure to use a crosswalk when crossing the street within the city (when one is within a city blocks distance)
Riding on a Freeway Riding a bicycle or non-street legal vehicle on a freeway (4 lanes of traffic) is only acceptable if no other road is available.
Walking on a Freeway Walking on the freeway.
Illegaly parked vehicle Parking in a place that is not a parking space, on a fire lane, blocking a ally lane or within 5 meters of a fire hydrant, the vehicle is abandoned.
Failure to wear seatbelt Leaving a vehicle standing or parked in an area where it affects the flow of traffic.