FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Open Container in Vehicle (VA Code 18.2-323.1) was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Related Underage Possession of Alcohol by Minor misdemeanor charge (VA Code 4.1-305) was not pursued.
Arlington, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) will be DISMISSED after a period of good behavior and completion of community service (with some other minor conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of shoplifting, petit larceny, grand […]
SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW
Crimes by Juveniles are prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution – 17 and under – minors. But being a kid doesn’t stop you from being prosecuted as an adult for serious crimes.