charge sheet

noun

British
: a list kept by the police of all the times a person has been arrested
The suspect already has a long charge sheet.

Examples of charge sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The charge sheet listed the 202 people from 22 nations who died that day, seven of them Americans. Carol Rosenberg, New York Times, 16 Jan. 2024 Washington state senator Jeff Wilson was arrested on Saturday at Hong Kong International Airport and charged with possession of a firearm without a license, the charge sheet states, an offense punishable by up to 14 years in prison and a fine of more than $12,000. Kathleen Magramo, CNN, 24 Oct. 2023 Though the charge sheet does not identify the victim or the Marine, Palmer provided the charging document in response to a CNN inquiry about charges related to the case of the missing teen. Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 17 Aug. 2023 Fani Willis, the Democratic district attorney in Fulton County, Ga., has assembled a 98-page charge sheet with 41 counts and 19 defendants, yet little fresh evidence regarding Mr. Trump. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 15 Aug. 2023 Adding the crime of aggression to Putin’s charge sheet would strengthen these existing dynamics. Rebecca Hamilton, Foreign Affairs, 12 July 2023 According to the charge sheet, O’Connor pleaded guilty to a variety of cybercrimes, including the exploitation of social media accounts, online extortion and cyberstalking. Margi Murphy, Fortune, 10 May 2023 See More

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“Charge sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charge%20sheet. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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