Arrestings where there us enough evidence that someone has commited a crime serious enough tobe taken to custody.
In this case,the bus had camera and caught Mr.Smith so he was tooken to be held in a jail.
Booking is when a law enoforcement officers make an official arrest report.
Intial apperence is where the person goes to a magistrate court with a judge and talk about the charges and if they will be released on bail.
The magistrate court has found that there was a crime commited and that the suspect was involved.
Prelimary hearing is when the magistrate judge sees if there was crime commited and if there is a probable cause.
Grand jury indictment is a group of citizens called the grand jury and they examine the evidence in order to determine if the suspect should be charged with the crime. If there is enough evidence they issue a indictment
Arraignment is a formal reading in a State or Superior court.
The suspect is saying he is not guilty, so they go to trail now.
The grand jury did have enough evidence so there was an indictment.
select a jury:12 citizens are selected as jurors for the case. Opening statements:attorneys explain their side. Presentation of evidence:witnesses stand to give testimony. Closing statements:attorneys present their final arguments.
He picked 12 people for the case and attorneys and witnesses all got to talk. Now they have to find if he is guilty or not.
Jury delibration and verdict:after all arguments the jury depends if he is guilty or not. Sentencing:If he is guilty, judge tells him the time in prison and how much he owes.
Mr.Smith is found guilty and the judge said he has two years and three months in jail and he owes $40,000.