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Author Archives: Jay Butchko

CriminalDefense

Virginia Man Charged With Reckless Driving & Manslaughter After Fatal Crash

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A Virginia man faces criminal charges for reckless driving and aggravated involuntary manslaughter after allegedly crashing into and killing a police officer, according to an article by FOX8. This incident occurred on January 14 at approximately 4 a.m. on Route 11, when the Virginia man allegedly crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into… Read More »

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Overview Of Four Types Of People Who Cannot Own Firearms In Virginia

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Even though the Second Amendment grants the right to bear arms, it is a weapon crime in Virginia for certain individuals to purchase, possess, or transport firearms. Effectively, these individuals do not have the necessary capacity to appreciate the danger that firearms pose. Accordingly, Virginia law prohibits these individuals from purchasing, possessing, or transporting… Read More »

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Surveying 5 Variations Of Reckless Driving In Virginia

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Reckless driving is a criminal offense under Code of Virginia Section 46.2-852. This law prohibits any person from operating a motor vehicle in a way that threatens the safety of other people or property. Under Code of Virginia Section 46.2-868, reckless driving is charged as a Class 1 misdemeanor or Class 6 felony. The… Read More »

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Virginia Man Charged With Assault & Abduction After Holiday Weekend

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A man from Sterling, Virginia faces criminal charges for assault and battery, abduction, and other crimes after the July 4th holiday weekend, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. At approximately 7 p.m. on Monday, July 5, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a victim’s report of assault. The Sterling man allegedly… Read More »

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Virginia Woman Pleads Guilty To DUI & Involuntary Manslaughter

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A Virginia woman recently pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) and involuntary manslaughter after causing a fatal accident in 2020, according to an article by WJHL. This incident occurred on September 23, 2020, at approximately 8 p.m. in Wise County. The Virginia woman was driving drunk on U.S. Highway 23 and crashed… Read More »

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Virginia Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Possession & Use

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As of July 1, 2021, it is no longer a drug crime to possess or use marijuana recreationally in the Commonwealth of Virginia, subject to specific limitations. When Senate Bill 1406 became law, it also created the Cannabis Control Act to regulate the possession and use of marijuana by adults who are at least… Read More »

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StreetGang

How Does Virginia Define & Punish Criminal Street Gangs?

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Virginia law makes it a felony crime to participate in a criminal street gang. A criminal street gang, to be defined as such, must meet a multifaceted system of requirements. Not all criminal associations meet the Virginia legal standard for a criminal street gang. How Does Virginia Define a Criminal Street Gang? The state… Read More »

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Virginia Truck Driver Charged With Distracted Driving & Reckless Driving

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A Virginia truck driver faces criminal charges for distracted and reckless driving after losing control of their vehicle and causing a fire, according to an article by ABC-affiliate WRIC. According to reports from the Virginia State Police, this 36-year-old man was transporting diesel fuel in a tractor-trailer. The truck driver was apparently heading west… Read More »

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Exploring Controlled Substance Schedules For Virginia Drug Crimes

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Virginia legal code includes many laws against drug crimes, ranging from possession to distribution or possession with intent to distribute. In many cases, the charges for a Virginia drug crime can fluctuate from misdemeanor to felony, depending on the schedule of the controlled substance in question. These schedules are managed by the Virginia Board… Read More »

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Passenger Dies In Virginia Crash & Driver Faces DUI Charges

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A Virginia man faces criminal charges for driving under the influence (DUI) after allegedly causing a fatal crash on U.S. Route 460, according to an article by WVNS. The Virginia State Police responded to this incident on May 27. When troopers arrived at the scene of the accident on U.S. Route 460, they discovered… Read More »

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