ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Robbery charge DISMISSED during the preliminary hearing, after a reduction of the charge to Assault and Battery and a motion for Dismissal. Client was facing a maximum of life in prison for the robbery charge.
Arlington County General District Court: 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22201.
§ 18.2-58. How punished.
If any person commit robbery by partial strangulation, or suffocation, or by striking or beating, or by other violence to the person, or by assault or otherwise putting a person in fear of serious bodily harm, or by the threat or presenting of firearms, or other deadly weapon or instrumentality whatsoever, he shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by confinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not less than five years.+