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Three People Sentenced for Transporting and Distributing Heroin

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Three people received prison sentences for transporting and distributing heroin in Virginia, reported the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Law enforcement began investigating this illegal drug operation back in 2016. Over the course of approximately one year, the authorities observed numerous transactions. In total, the drug operation processed approximately 4.6 pounds of heroin. The street value of… Read More »

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Evaluating Heroin Crimes in Virginia

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The subject for discussion today involves an exploration of heroin crimes in Virginia. Heroin is a controlled substance in Virginia, regulated by a number of rules and regulations. Overall, anyone charged with possession or any other crime relating to heroin should reach out to an attorney in the area for help. Classification of Heroin… Read More »

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Virginia State Police Tackle Drug Overdoses

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Starting this month, Virginia State Police troopers will carry medicinal dispensers to treat illegal drug overdoses, reported The Roanoke Times. The medicinal dispensers carry a pharmaceutical called naloxone, which can help treat an overdose from heroin or other opiates. The Virginia State Police was able to purchase approximately 2,100 of these dispensers with a… Read More »

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How Does Virginia Address Drug Crimes at School?

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Anyone who has been charged with drug crimes that occur at or near a school should reach out to an attorney immediately in order to ensure they are able to mount a solid defense in their case. That being said, before diving into the specifics of drug crimes at school, it may be helpful… Read More »

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Gang Members Sentenced for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

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Five gang members received prison sentences for trafficking illegal drugs into state prisons in Virginia, reported WRIC. This drug trafficking scheme involved the distribution and possession with intent to distribute several illegal drugs, including cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, and heroin. The gang members leveraged the assistance of Virginia Department of Corrections officers and staff… Read More »

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Cocaine Crimes in Virginia

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Today’s blog entry will take a deep dive into cocaine crimes in Virginia. To gain a deep appreciation of these offenses, the following sections will explore the classification of cocaine as a controlled substance as well as the crimes of possession and distribution. How Does Virginia Classify Cocaine? Under the Drug Control Act, Virginia… Read More »

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Special Penalties for the Manufacture of Methamphetamine in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has enacted special rules and penalties for the drug crime of manufacturing methamphetamine. The reason for this approach is simple. The manufacturing process for methamphetamine involves dangerously toxic chemicals. Years after the manufacturing ends, the process leaves behind fumes and residue from the chemical process. If ingested or inhaled, these… Read More »

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Differences Between Illegal Drug Possession and Sale or Distribution in Virginia

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This blog post will detail the differences between the crimes of illegal drug possession and sale or distribution in Virginia. Often referred to legally as controlled substances, there are many laws in Virginia concerning illegal drugs. To gain an appreciation of this issue, the following sections will outline key definitions and penalties for the… Read More »

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Virginia Laws Concerning Prescription Drugs, Bath Salts and Inhalants

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The Commonwealth of Virginia prohibits the possession or distribution of illegal drugs classified as controlled substances. Certain illegal drugs tend to dominate the headlines, including but not limited to cocaine, ecstasy, and marijuana. But Virginia laws provide guidelines for numerous other controlled substances. Moreover, the penalties for infraction are quite severe, making it vital… Read More »

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Operation Tin Panda Blasts Drug and Weapon Trafficking in Virginia

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Operation Tin Panda featured approximately 300 law enforcement agents in a coordinated effort to hinder drug trafficking and weapon crimes, as reported by InsideNoVA. As a result of Operation Tin Panda, police were able to arrest and charge 28 people. Police were also able to seize the following contraband: 36,075 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC);… Read More »

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