Tag Archives: Leesburg DUI Defense
A 35-year-old Virginia man was arrested for DUI and felony assault after allegedly grabbing a police officer’s genitals, reported the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Police officers initiated a traffic stop after noticing that the Virginia man had a defective light on his license plate. During the traffic stop, the officers detected that the man was under… Read More »
A 29-year-old man from Chesapeake, Virginia, received a four-year prison sentence for DUI and DUI involuntary manslaughter after killing another drunk driver in a fatal crash, according to an article by U.S. News & World Report. The deceased driver – a 22-year-old man from Norfolk, Virginia – was at a complete stop on Interstate… Read More »
During a traffic stop for a suspected DUI, Virginia Beach police arrested a man as well as shot and killed his dog, according to an article by The Virginian-Pilot. Responding to reports of a possible drunk driver on Norfolk Avenue, Virginia Beach police pulled over an SUV and evaluated the driver for intoxication. The… Read More »
The use of ignition interlock systems in Virginia seems to be having a depressive impact on DUI arrests, according to an article by WSLS 10. Ignition interlock systems are designed to prevent DUI offenders from committing subsequent DUI offenses. After a DUI conviction, the driver is required to install an ignition interlock system that… Read More »
A Virginia man who was recently involved in a head-on car collision that killed a woman was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and involuntary manslaughter. In Virginia you can be charged with involuntary manslaughter if you are involved in a fatal crash and were intoxicated at the time that you were driving. Though… Read More »
Maybe you have been pulled over by the police recently and would like to know your chances of getting the ticket dismissed. Perhaps you were charged with serious moving violations, such as excessive speeding or reckless driving. In Virginia, these can be very serious offenses that carry harsh penalties. No matter what the infraction,… Read More »
In Virginia there are a variety of traffic offenses for which you can be convicted. Although not an exhaustive, list the following infractions are common throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.