criminal possession

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Noun1.criminal possession - (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances
possession, ownership - the act of having and controlling property
illegal possession - possession of controlled substances
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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District Attorney Richard Brown said Agustin Hilario was convicted on Tuesday of criminal possession of stolen property.
On November 30, 2016, the NYPD arrested Hernandez on the charge of attempted murder, assault, and criminal possession of a weapon.
During the chase, Welch tossed aside a sawed-off rifle and later pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and was sentenced to up to four years in state prison.
com/2018/02/10/cops-arrest-man-for-hateful-slashing-of-bronx-dad/) New York Post , Key was charged with "second-degree assault as a hate crime, aggravated harassment, acting in a manner injurious to a child and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.
The New York City Police Department said that Ullah has been charged with- criminal possession of a weapon, support act of terrorism, and making terroristic threat.
Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, supporting an act of terrorism, and making a terroristic threat under New Yorkstate law, the New YorkPolice Department said, adding US authorities may also bring federal charges.
According to the arrest warrant affidavit written by UO police officer Anthony Button, it appears that additional charges of second-degree identity theft, second-degree forgery, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fraudulent use of a credit card might be pending.
Last year he published Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook, a collection of recipes inspired by his three-year jail stint due to criminal possession of a weapon.
Morel, 35, was also charged with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, the spokesman added.
NEW YORK -- A man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Bangladeshi imam and his assistant as they left a mosque in Queens, a borough of New York City, has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon as hundreds of people attended their funeral on Monday afternoon.
Dodson was charged for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree.
The convictions included vehicle burglary, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a financial card, fleeing and eluding police, and possession of opiates.

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