face charges


: to be formally accused of a crime
Will she face charges?

Examples of face charges in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An Old Town Scottsdale gallery owner won't face charges after he was caught on camera shouting racist remarks and mocking Indigenous performers in 2023. The Arizona Republic, 12 June 2024 Two of the adult men, including the school district employee, did not face charges. David Clarey, Journal Sentinel, 7 June 2024 Three years after the crimes were allegedly committed, two Mountain Home women have been arrested and face charges of first-degree murder, failure to report a death, kidnapping and exploitation of a vulnerable adult, according to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office. Samuel O’Neal, Idaho Statesman, 5 June 2024 The other eight face charges of inmate abuse, which is a felony, and three of them — two correctional officers and a correctional sergeant — are also charged with misconduct in public office. CBS News, 5 June 2024 Prosecutors said that Pasqual had fled the crime scene and was later detained at a U.S./Mexico border checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas, and, as of the office's Wednesday, May 29 press release, was still awaiting extradition to Los Angeles County to face charges. Emily Palmer, Peoplemag, 30 May 2024 She was sentenced to life in prison without parole and has been extradited to Arizona to face charges in the death of her fourth husband, Charles Vallow, who was shot by Cox in 2019. Allison Elyse Gualtieri, CBS News, 30 May 2024 In a statement released on Friday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said that Diddy would not face charges in connection with the hotel surveillance video. Brendan Morrow, USA TODAY, 19 May 2024 Both of the individuals face charges related to battery on a law enforcement officer, the station reported. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 12 May 2024

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“Face charges.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20charges. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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