Examples of first offender in a Sentence
Because he was a first offender, he was put on probation rather than sentenced to jail.
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Laye also faces charges of obstruction of an officer and possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer.
But Mr Sessions also wants to lock up first offenders, who can be detained for up to six months by immigration authorities.
In 2009, he was charged with underage drinking, a case that also was later dismissed under a first offender's program.
Like whiskey, the penalties are stiff: A first offender risks a $500 fine and a weeklong suspension of the bar’s liquor license.
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FIRST OFFENDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of first offender for English Language Learners
law : a person who is convicted for the first time of committing a crime
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