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Monthly Archives: February 2024


Workplace Food Dispute Ends in Seventy-Year Prison Sentence

By Simms Showers LLP |

Nearly three years after a man brutally murdered a colleague who stole his lunch from the break room refrigerator, the judge closed the book on a chilling case. In April 2021, a 58-year-old man took the defendant’s lunch from the office fridge at the Virginia Target they both worked at. The next day, the… Read More »

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Fighting a Traffic Ticket in Loudoun County

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In the old days, fighting a traffic ticket in Loudoun County was easy. Usually, a municipal court wasn’t a court of record. So, defendants could automatically appeal the verdict. Then, at the appeal hearing, the arresting officer often didn’t appear, so the judge dismissed the case. The environment is different now. Most municipal courts… Read More »

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Building a Successful Defense in an Assault Case

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Ultimately, a successful defense in an assault or any other case must create a reasonable doubt as to the evidence. A criminal case doesn’t decide if the defendant “did it” or not. Rather, the outcome of a criminal case hinges on what the state can prove. The less evidence prosecutors have, and the stronger… Read More »

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Cops Offer Cash Reward for Suspect’s Capture

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Investigators are looking for a man wanted in connection with a November 2023 shooting, and they’re offering $5,000 for information that leads to his arrest and conviction. Officers say a 26-year-old Big Stone Gap man was shot and killed around 8:40 p.m. on November 14 in the 3700 block of Wharf Lane. The primary… Read More »

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Defending Aggravated Assault Charges in Loudoun County: A Primer

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The aggravated assault arrest rate bottomed out in 2014. Since then, it’s increased almost every year. Now, law enforcement investigators aggressively pursue cases that, ten years ago, they considered civil matters and dropped. An often over-aggressive investigation usually means additional procedural defenses when the case goes to court. More on that below. Fortunately, when… Read More »

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