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Gericht
The accused refused to appear before the court.
als Geisel nehmen
Several members of the hotel staff were taken hostage by burglars.
Geständnis
The widow was unmoved by the murderer's confession.
Zeugenaussage machen
A police officer testified in a murder trial.
Todesstrafe
The death penalty has been abolished in Australia.
Diebstahl
The nurse was accused of theft.
Entlassung
The drug addict got early release from prison.
schuldig bekennen
The murderer pleaded guilty to all the charges.
Verdächtiger
It is important for the police to get an accurate description of the suspect.
Ausmaß an Gewalt
The article informs us about the rate of violence in US high schools.
Verbrechen begehen
Can you commit a crime without leaving a trace?
Strafmaß mildern
The government plans to lessen penalties for drug possession.
Gerichtsverfahren
The court postponed thetrial of the men for armed robbery.
Anlage
Over 200 were found guilty, but the charge was withdrawn in 167 cases.
Berufung einlegen
The decision was appealed to court and the court will hold a new trial.
Schlägerei
More males than females are involved in physical fights.
Urteilsspruch
After a trial of three months, a verdict of "guilty"was reached.
Beweismaterial
There is not enoughevidence to clamp down on the main suspects.
Betrüger
The police managed to arrest three cheats today.
Streit
You mean the row between the British home secretary and the chief drug adviser?
entführen
The pirates failed to hijack the cargo ship.
anklagen
A girl was prosecuted after putting her flip-flops on a train seat.
gestehen
The man confessed to shooting the burglar.
Verbrechen
Can smacking a child become a criminal offense?
Messerstecherei
According to a criminologist, the stabbing victim could bleed to death.
Einbruch
By taking a few precautions you can easily prevent burglary.
Haftbefehl
An arrest warrant was issued for the ex-football star.
Schmuggelware
Police have intercepted contraband goods valued at 25 million US dollars.
Todestrakt
Little is known about the daily routines of death row inmates.
Gerechtigkeit
The students were fighting for justice and peace.
Mord
This is a support group for families of homicide victims.
Privatdetektiv
A good private investigator will get you the information you need.
lebenslange Freiheitsstrafe
He could get a life sentence because there is no capital punishment.
Betrug
Fraud costs the economy a huge amount of money.
Geldstrafe
Should you have to pay a fine if you don't recycle?
Zeuge
A young child was the only witness to the murder.
Beschlagnahme
With arrests and seizures, police cracked down on drug dealers.
Straßenraub
The youngster pleaded guilty to the mugging charge.
Jugendkriminalität
The prevention of juvenile delinquency is part of crime prevention.
Täter
According to his own words he was both victim and perpetrator.
Vergewaltigung
Can rape ever be the victim's fault?
Ladendiebstahl
Alarms and CCTV are anti-shoplifting devices.
freisprechen
The verdict: Five men were found guilty, seven were acquitted.
Totschlag
"Man gets 16 years for manslaughter."
betrügerisch
It was fraudulent behavior to report the vehicle stolen and to collect on the insurance.
Videoüberwachung
Only 3% of street robberies in London are solved using CCTV images. ("Closed-Circuit TeleVision")