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Category Archives: Drug Crimes

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Is There a Difference Between Drug Distribution & Trafficking of Schedule I/II Drugs in Virginia?

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Distribution and trafficking are two drug crimes prohibited within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although these offenses may sound similar, there are separate definitions of and penalty structures for each. Substances in Schedule I/II are the categorized as the most dangerous and addictive drugs available. These controlled substances include, but are not limited to, heroin,… Read More »

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Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crimes

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A Virginia man pleaded guilty to multiple federal charges for drug crimes involving fentanyl that resulted in a death by overdose, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. According to court records, the Virginia man distributed fentanyl to an intermediary on October 7, 2019. The intermediary supplied the fentanyl to the buyer. Then… Read More »

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Police Officer Arrested for Drug Crimes in Virginia Beach

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After a lengthy investigation, the Virginia Beach Police Department arrested one of its officers for a drug crime, according to an article by The Virginian-Pilot. The officer in question faces six counts of unlawful possession of a Schedule III controlled substance. According to official reports, the drug crimes in question happened from June 2019… Read More »

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Virginia Grand Jury Indicts 25 People on 71 Charges for Drug Crimes

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A Virginia grand jury in Campbell County recently indicted 25 people on 71 charges for various drug crimes, according to an article by CBS affiliate WDBJ. These indictments followed a long-term police investigation by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Central Virginia Drug Task Force. Most of the indicted individuals are… Read More »

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Virginia Ends Driver’s License Suspension for Drug Crimes

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Under the terms of a newly signed law, Virginia will no longer suspend the driver’s license of certain people convicted of drug crimes, according to an article by The Washington Post. Before this new law became effective, Virginia featured relatively harsh policies for driver’s license suspension for nonpayment of certain fees. Officially referred to… Read More »

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Virginia Police Arrest 5 People in Connection with Heroin Distribution

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The Greene County Sheriff’s Office arrested five individuals for various Virginia drug crimes in connection with distributing heroin, according to an article by NBC affiliate WVIR. These arrests and charges came in the wake of a search warrant, executed by sheriff’s deputies in Stanardsville on May 4th. In the process, the deputies arrested five… Read More »

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How Does Virginia Law Safeguard Against the Dangers of Meth?

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The Commonwealth of Virginia features many laws against different types of drug crimes, ranging from possession to distribution or manufacture. But in the case of meth — which is notoriously dangerous to produce, releasing toxic fumes in the process — there are additional considerations. To dissuade the possession, distribution, or manufacture of this substance,… Read More »

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Evaluating Three Common Drug Crimes Under Virginia Law

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Often referred to collectively as drug crimes, Virginia law establishes a general prohibition against the possession or distribution of controlled substances. In general, the penalties increase for possession of more dangerous substances, like heroin or cocaine. Substances like these are generally classified in Schedule I or II, due to their potential for harm or… Read More »

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Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances Under Virginia Law

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has laws against various drug crimes in the interest of public health and safety. One of the most common crimes in this domain involves unlawful possession of illegal drugs, which are referred to legally as controlled substances. Depending on the type of substance in question, unlawful possession charges can result… Read More »

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Can I Face Criminal Charges for Reporting an Overdose in Virginia?

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In the Commonwealth of Virginia and across the United States, many overdoses go unreported due to fear of prosecution for a drug crime or other offenses. This is a particularly dangerous reality, as drug and alcohol overdoses result in numerous deaths each year. To encourage people to seek emergency medical attention in these situations,… Read More »

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