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Criminal and Legal Vocabulary

John Robs a Corner Store

Choose the correct answer.

John Doe ____________ a crime.

  1. did
  2. committed
  3. was
  4. made

He was arrested and ___________ with robbery.

  1. put
  2. charged
  3. tried
  4. armed

Because he was carrying a gun during the crime, it was considered _________ robbery.

  1. armed
  2. lethal
  3. felony
  4. serious

Armed robbery is a very serious crime; it's a _____________.

  1. parole
  2. misdemeanor
  3. felony
  4. verdict

The case went to trial, and the ________ found him guilty.

  1. judge
  2. jury
  3. police
  4. prosecution

He was _____________ to seven years in prison.

  1. sentenced
  2. put
  3. convicted
  4. assigned

While he was an ___________, John behaved very well.

  1. defendant
  2. offender
  3. inmate
  4. judge

Therefore, he was released on ___________ after three years.

  1. life
  2. pardon
  3. a plea
  4. parole