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Strenger pleaded guilty later that year to possession of a weapon by a felon.
President Obama used it to effectively rewrite Congress’s narcotics statutes, for the benefit of drug felons and in circumvention of his duty to execute the laws faithfully.
Kristin found about 20 employers in Fort Smith that hired felons.
Among those who testified were a heroin addict who injected drugs in the campsite where Brandow was killed and a felon who slept in the same area, under the Highway 99 freeway overpass near Broadway and Alhambra boulevards.
He was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon after he was taken into custody several weeks later.
Voters do not register by political party in Michigan and felons are not banned from voting in Michigan.
She is charged with money laundering and hindering the apprehension of a felon and has been free on bond since January 2016.
Each of the 11 inmates were charged with simple escape, inciting a felon and, inciting a riot.
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Definition of felon for English Language Learners
: a criminal who has committed a serious crime (called a felony)
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