ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT:
Misdemeanor charge under Va Code 18.2-347 for Keeping or Frequenting a Bawdy Place, after related online prostitution advertising investigation, was DISMISSED at the first court date.
City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314.
§ 18.2-347. Keeping, residing in or frequenting a bawdy place; “bawdy place” defined.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any bawdy place, or to reside in or at or visit, for immoral purposes, any such bawdy place. Each and every day such bawdy place shall be kept, resided in or visited, shall constitute a separate offense. In a prosecution under this section the general reputation of the place may be proved.
As used in this Code, “bawdy place” shall mean any place within or without any building or structure which is used or is to be used for lewdness, assignation or prostitution.