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Monthly Archives: December 2020

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Can First-Time Drug Offenders Get a Reduced Sentence in Virginia?

By Simms Showers LLP |

The Commonwealth of Virginia prohibits various types of drug crimes, including, but not limited to, possession and distribution offenses. Upon conviction for a drug crime in Virginia, the offender is subject to serious criminal penalties. Significant time in jail or prison and expensive fines are common penalties in this context. That being said, Virginia… Read More »

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Virginia Man Faces DUI Charges for the Ninth Time

By Simms Showers LLP |

A 58-year-old man from Virginia faces drunk-driving charges for the ninth time, according to an article by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Law enforcement arrested this Virginia man on August 28th, in response to a car accident. Allegedly, the Virginia man was driving his wife’s vehicle while intoxicated and, in the process, crashed and totaled the… Read More »

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Overview of Marijuana Possession & Distribution Laws in Virginia

By Simms Showers LLP |

On July 1st of this year, several new laws adjusted Virginia laws governing the drug crimes of marijuana possession and distribution. Broadly speaking, Virginia decriminalized unlawful possession of marijuana, turning it into a civil offense without a jail sentence. Marijuana distribution laws saw several changes also, though it remains a criminal offense with the… Read More »

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Drunk Driver Crashes in Virginia After Trying to Elude Police

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Local authorities arrested a 23-year-old Virginia man for driving under the influence (DUI) and several other charges, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. This arrest occurred on October 4th, at approximately 11 p.m., when deputies of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office tried to execute a traffic stop in Ashburn around the 21000… Read More »

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PPP Recipient Information Released by the SBA: What you Need to Know about What People Know About Your PPP Loan

By Simms Showers LLP |

PPP Recipient Information Released by the SBA: What you Need to Know About What People Know About Your PPP Loan By H. Robert Showers, Esq. and William R. Thetford, Esq.  Last Updated: December 14, 2020 Back in July, the United States Small Business Administration (the SBA) released some information on the recipients of its… Read More »

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Analyzing Three Versions of Computer Crimes in Virginia

By Simms Showers LLP |

With the explosion of the use of technology in recent memory, it is not surprising that computer crime has followed a similar path. To help address this reality, the Commonwealth of Virginia features laws against computer crimes at the misdemeanor and felony levels. Depending on the type and nature of the offense in question,… Read More »

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Is Street Racing a Type of Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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Reckless driving is a criminal offense in Virginia that involves dangerous driving behaviors that put people or property in harm’s way. On top of this general rule, Virginia also classifies other behaviors as reckless driving. One example of this is street racing, where drivers illegally challenge each other on the streets. Virginia Law &… Read More »

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Is There a Difference Between DUI & DWI in Virginia?

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In the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is illegal to drive under the influence (DUI) or drive while impaired (DWI) as a result of alcohol, drugs, or any combination of substances. Even though Virginia law includes references to DUI and DWI, both offenses feature the same punishments. Any person who commits DUI or DWI will… Read More »

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Virginia Man Arrested for Drug Crime, Assault & Robbery

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Local authorities arrested a 35-year-old man from Sterling, Virginia for a drug crime as well as for robbery and assault, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office executed this arrest on Sunday, October 18th, at approximately 12 a.m. That is when sheriff’s deputies arrived at the Sterling man’s… Read More »

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