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Monthly Archives: July 2021

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What Are The Consequences Of Reckless Driving In Virginia?

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Reckless driving is a criminal offense in violation of Code of Virginia Section 46.2-853. This section prohibits any driver from operating a vehicle in a way that threatens the safety of people or property. Specific types of driving behavior are also classified as reckless driving under Virginia law, including failure to maintain control and… Read More »

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Potential Arson In Loudoun County Leads To Fatality

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A house fire in Virginia left one person dead, in what appears to be a felony arson crime, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. This incident occurred on Saturday, June 5 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Units of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System responded to reports of a fire in… Read More »

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Can I Refuse A DUI Test During A Virginia Traffic Stop?

By Simms Showers LLP |

When executing a traffic stop on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), a Virginia police officer has lawful authority to request a chemical test to measure the driver’s level of intoxication. Given the severe penalties in Virginia for DUI offenses, certain drivers have attempted to refuse the DUI test. Any person who refuses… Read More »

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Virginia Police Complete Investigation Into Drug Crimes

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (“LCSO”) announced the conclusion of a three-year investigation into various drug crimes, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. In collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia (“EDVA”), the LCSO effectuated the largest seizure of illegal drugs… Read More »

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Virginia Police Arrest Thirty-Six People For Various Drug Crimes

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Virginia law enforcement officers concluded an undercover investigation by arresting 36 people for various drug crimes, according to an article by The Roanoke Times. The underlying investigation and eventual arrests were the result of a collaboration between the Virginia State Police, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Martinsville Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service, the Drug Enforcement… Read More »

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Does Virginia Enhance DUI Penalties For Repeat Offenders?

By Simms Showers LLP |

The Virginia Criminal Code prohibits driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of substances. Any person who commits DUI in Virginia will face criminal penalties, which includes confinement in jail or prison and expensive fines. There is, however, a substantial difference in the Virginia penalties for misdemeanor versus felony DUI…. Read More »

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Virginia Police Arrest Two For Loudoun County Burglaries

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Virginia law enforcement arrested two men for felony burglary offenses committed in Sterling and Ashburn, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced these arrests on Tuesday, May 18th. One of the men is from Virginia; the other man hails from Maryland. The pair collaborated to force their… Read More »

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What Is The Relationship Between Street Racing & Reckless Driving In Virginia?

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Reckless driving in Virginia occurs when a person operates a motor vehicle in a dangerous way that threatens the safety of people or property. This general definition exists in tandem with laws that classify certain types of behavior as reckless driving, including street racing. Although street racing is classified as reckless driving, there are… Read More »

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