Misdemeanor Charge for False Report to Law Enforcement in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED

Fairfax Criminal Defense Attorney

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor False Report to Law Enforcement / Police charge (VA Code 18.2-461) was DROPPED after a preliminary hearing.

Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.

§ 18.2-461. Falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials.

It shall be unlawful for any person (i) to knowingly give a false report as to the commission of any crime to any law-enforcement official with intent to mislead, or (ii) without just cause and with intent to interfere with the operations of any law-enforcement official, to call or summon any law-enforcement official by telephone or other means, including engagement or activation of an automatic emergency alarm. Violation of the provisions of this section shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.