Summers, meanwhile, entered an Alford plea to the misdemeanor charge of unlawful imprisonment, receiving a one-year probation.
Similarly opaque is misdemeanor crime 18 U.S.C. 1036—“entry by false pretense.”
Felony with registration as a Mentally Disordered Sex Offender—or a misdemeanor with probation.
A minor crime, punishable by a fine or a light jail term. Common misdemeanors, such as traffic violations, are usually dealt with informally, without a trial. (Compare felony.)