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Virginia Reckless Driver Appeals Conviction In Federal Court

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A Virginia man convicted for a reckless driving incident in 2017 recently filed an appeal in federal court, according to an article by WTOP. The underlying incident in this case occurred on September 8, 2017. On that date, the Virginia man was driving a food truck to Ashburn for a football game. After driving… Read More »

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How Does Virginia Define & Punish Sexual Battery?

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The Virginia Criminal Code prohibiting many types of sex crimes and applying misdemeanor or felony charges for violations. Within this domain, sexual battery is one of the most serious offenses. Though before discussing sexual battery statutes, specifically, it will be helpful to review the definition of sexual abuse under Virginia law. How Does Virginia… Read More »

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Virginia Driver Charged With DUI/DWI After Wrong-Way Accident

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Five people received medical treatment after a man from Ashburn, Virginia allegedly committed DUI/DWI and caused a crash, according to an article by Loudoun Now. Law enforcement reported that this accident occurred on January 7 just before 9:30 p.m. At that point, the Virginia man was driving Loudoun County Parkway, heading in the wrong… Read More »

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Breaking Down 5 Variations Of Reckless Driving In Virginia

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Code of Virginia Section 46.2-852 establishes Virginia’s overarching prohibition against reckless driving. Whenever a driver operates their vehicle in a way that threatens people or property, it likely qualifies as reckless driving under Virginia law. That being said, there are many other variations of reckless driving in Virginia. Furthermore, a conviction for any type… Read More »

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Loudoun County Deputy Injured Pursuing Robbery Suspects

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According to an article by Loudoun Now, a Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputy sustained injury while pursuing several felony robbery suspects. This incident occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on January 29. That is when the Sheriff’s Office received reports of suspected thieves at a retail store in Sterling. Upon the arrival of the deputies, two… Read More »

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Is It A Virginia Drug Crime To Distribute Imitation Controlled Substances?

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Distribution drug crimes in Virginia normally involve dangerous controlled substances. These controlled substances are broken down into categories — referred to legally as schedules — based on likelihood of abuse and any recognized medical use. The most dangerous substances appear in Schedules I and II, such as heroin, cocaine, and meth. In addition to… Read More »

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Virginia Man Charged With Multiple DUI/DWI Offenses

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A Virginia man faces several DUI/DWI charges after an alleged drunk driving incident resulted in serious injury to a victim, according to an article by NBC12. Reports indicated that this accident occurred on Sunday, February 6 at approximately 1:30 a.m. At that time, a driver was attempting to pull out of a driveway when… Read More »

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Analyzing Cannabis Drug Crimes Under Virginia Law

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Even though Virginia legalized cannabis for recreational possession and use in 2021, it is still possible to face charges for cannabis drug crimes. For example, there is a penalty for exceeding the legal limits for possession and use under Virginia law. Furthermore, the distribution of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to distribute… Read More »

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Examining DUI/DWI & Involuntary Manslaughter Under Virginia Law

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Commonly referred to as drunk driving, the offenses of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) are serious crimes under Virginia law. Within the domain of DUI/DWI-related offenses, Virginia law carves out district laws and penalties for involuntary manslaughter. DUI/DWI Laws & Penalties in Virginia Code of Virginia Section 18.2-266 supplies… Read More »

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12 Alleged Gang Members Charged In Virginia For Various Drug Crimes

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According to a press release from the Department of Justice, a federal grand jury returned charges in Virginia for various drug crimes and other offenses against 12 alleged gang members. Court documents indicated that these alleged gang members conspired to commit numerous federal crimes, starting in 2017 and continuing onward. Of particular note, the… Read More »

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