indictable offence


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indictable offence

an offence is indictable if it itself may be tried on indictment or is triable either way. See SUMMARY OFFENCE.
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Mair faces charges of murder, grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon.
Stephen Bennett, 51, from Pontypridd, and Edward Bennett, 46, from Mountain Ash, have both been charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.
The 23-year-old, who is not a police officer or member of police staff, was arrested last night on suspicion of intentionally encouraging or assisting the commission of an indictable offence on or around December 14, Scotland Yard said.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "A 19-year-old Wolverhampton man is due to appear before Walsall magistrates this morning charged with three offences of attempted murder and being in possession of a firearm, with intent to commit an indictable offence.
A 38-year-old man from Basildon has been charged with one count of being in possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence, one count of being in possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and two counts of false imprisonment.
Four of the men were released without charge and the fifth was ordered to appear in court on January 17 on charges of being armed with intent to commit an indictable offence.
He is also charged with three other robberies and two counts of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to carry out an indictable offence.
He was convicted yesterday by a Newcastle Crown Court jury of robbery, possessing a shotgun and ammunition while prohibited and possessing a firearm while committing an indictable offence.
Gwent Police confirmed yesterday that they had arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of theft and possession of a firearm with intent to cause an indictable offence.
President Michael O'Boyce added: "We have asked the Minister for Justice to bring in legislation to make it a special, indictable offence to assault an emergency services worker carrying more serious penalties.
Michael John Straker, 19, of Perry Avenue, Low Hill, Wolverhampton, appeared before Walsall magistrates charged with three counts of attempted murder and one of possession of a handgun with intent to commit an indictable offence.
He has also been charged with possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, and the robbery of pounds 26.