• Juveniles May Be Criminally Charged For Trespassing

    Young people often get into trouble when they end up in places they are not supposed to be. In fact, the act of unlawfully entering a property itself could result in a charge of criminal trespass. According to Virginia trespassing laws, you are not permitted to enter another person’s land or building without their permission.…

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    Truck Driver Charged With DUI Following Accident

    Earlier this year, the driver of a trash truck collided with a train that was carrying a number of congressmen to their annual retreat. According to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board, the accident occurred when the truck driver attempted to drive his truck across the railroad tracks when the warning gates were…

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    Doctor Facing Drug Charges For Intent To Distribute

    Licensed medical doctors are legally permitted to prescribe certain medications to patients, providing that the prescriptions are warranted and based on a legitimate medical reason. A Virginia doctor recently had his medical license suspended by the state board of medicine after facing more than 700 drug charges. According to reports, the doctor is accused of…

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    Is Underage Possession Of Alcohol A Crime In Virginia?

    As far as alcohol-related crimes go, drunk driving receives by far the most attention. However, for young adults and children under the age of 21, even possessing or drinking alcohol can result in criminal charges. While drinking underage is fairly common nowadays, it is still a crime and can result in serious consequences. Over the…

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