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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  27/JAN/2006 5:50 PM
Assunto:  count ...

Ik, here "count" means "charge" (individual crime).


The more complex the basic crime is, the more counts.  Let's say that two guys rob a gas station.  Chances are they each could be charged with one count of robbery per victim (six victims?  six counts!), one charge of displaying a deadly weapon, one count of burglary (because they entered the gas station with the intent to commit a crme), etc.  (To complicate matters, there are also "enhancements", things that make the crime more serious:  multiple victims, prior felony convictions, etc.) 




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count ...  –  Ik  27/JAN/2006, 5:41 PM
 count ...  –  Dale/RS  27/JAN/2006, 5:50 PM
count ... Two  –  Dale/RS  27/JAN/2006, 5:57 PM
count ... Two  –  Deivis  27/JAN/2006, 6:10 PM
count ... Two  –  Dale/RS  27/JAN/2006, 6:30 PM
count ... Two  –  Deivis  27/JAN/2006, 7:02 PM
count ... Two  –  Fabricioaugusto  27/JAN/2006, 10:42 PM
count ... Two  –  Dale/RS  28/JAN/2006, 1:41 PM
count ... Two  –  Luana  29/JAN/2006, 1:46 PM
to Dale  –  Ik  30/JAN/2006, 9:11 AM

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