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Monthly Archives: March 2022

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Drunk Driving In Virginia Lands Two Pedestrians In Hospital

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An alleged drunk driving incident in Virginia ended with one man in police custody and two pedestrians in the hospital, according to an article by 13News Now. Law enforcement reports indicated that this incident occurred on Sunday, October 31, near Indian River Road and South Military Highway. The male driver of a pickup truck… Read More »

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Why Do Virginia Drug Crimes Change Based On Substance Schedules?

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The Virginia Criminal Code classifies drug crimes largely on the basis of the controlled substance schedules. Using various factors, these schedules divide illegal drugs and similar substances into categories. The most dangerous and addictive drugs are usually classified in Schedule I or II. Correspondingly, the criminal consequences become more severe for drug crimes involving… Read More »

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Reckless Driving Leads To Death & Severe Injury In Virginia

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A Virginia woman allegedly committed reckless driving and caused one death and severe injuries, according to an article by WJHL. Virginia State Police reported that this incident occurred on Monday, October 18 at approximately 12:30 p.m. The Virginia woman allegedly lost control, drove off the road and caused the vehicle to flip over. Initial… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Felonies & Misdemeanors In Virginia?

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Virginia law divides criminal offenses into two distinct categories: felonies and misdemeanors. Less severe offenses tend to be classified as misdemeanors. Misdemeanor punishment sometimes involve only a fine. A jail sentence is possible for certain misdemeanors. More serious crimes tend to be classified as felonies. In these cases, the punishment can involve imprisonment and… Read More »

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Virginia Traffic Laws – Aggressive Versus Improper Versus Reckless Driving

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has laws against many types of traffic violations, including aggressive, improper, and reckless driving. Although these offenses share similarities, they are distinct violations with separate penalties. To understand the differences between aggressive, improper, and reckless driving, the following sections will explain several Virginia statutes. Aggressive Driving Under Virginia Law The… Read More »

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Injury To Reputation, Trade, Business, Or Profession In Virginia

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In addition to commonly known violent crimes, such as assault and battery or robbery, the Virginia Criminal Code also prohibits numerous non-violent crimes. Non-violent crime in Virginia is categorized as intentional injury to another person’s reputation, trade, business, or profession. Although this is a misdemeanor offense, any violation can result in serious criminal and… Read More »

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Virginia Police Officer Charged With DUI/DWI On Christmas Eve

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A Virginia sheriff’s deputy faces criminal charges for alleged DUI/DWI during a shift on Christmas Eve, according to an article by CBS17. On December 24, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a local sheriff’s office contacted the Virginia State Police and requested assistance with reports of an intoxicated officer on duty. After responding to the request… Read More »

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Does Virginia Require Conviction For First-Time Drug Crime Offenders?

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In Virginia and across the United States, drug crimes represent serious offenses that can result in confinement and expensive fines. But under Virginia law, there is a separate route for certain people who are facing their first charge for a drug crime. Sometimes referred to as the first-time offender program, this section enables certain… Read More »

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