certain types of behavior that takes place before, and often in preparation for the commission of a crime.
1st Degree Premeditated
killing that is thought about before hand, deliberate, and done with malice.
the taking of money or property by a person to whom it has been entrusted; for example, a bank teller or a company accountant.
the deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's property; also know as malicious mischief.
the act of requesting or strongly urging someone to do something. If the request is to do something illegal, solicitation is considered a crime.
the killing of someone during the commission or certain felonies, regardless of intent to kill (which is usually required for a murder charge).
Accessory after the fact
one who, knowing a crime has been committed, helps conceal the crime or the criminal.
a person who voluntarily helps another person commit a crime; unlike an accessory, an accomplice is usually present or directly aids in the crime.
an intentional threat, show of force, or movement that causes a reasonable fear of, or an actual physical contact with, another person. Can be a crime or tort.
the killing of a person without malice or premeditation, but during the commission of an illegal act. Manslaughter is voluntary when intentional but not premeditated, resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of the killer.
an effort to commit a crime that goes beyond mere preparation but does not result in the commission of the crime.
manslaughter that is unintentional but done during an unlawful act of a lesser nature.
a form of larceny in which a person takes items from a store without paying or intending to pay.
killing that is justifiable or excusable and for which the killer is deemed faultless.
failing to perform an act required be a criminal law, if he/she is physically able to perform the required act.
the unlawful taking of property from a person's immediate possession by force or intimidation.
the unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of another person with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of it.
any violation of criminal law that involves the use of computer technology to commit the prohibited act.