Larceny / Shoplifting

ATTORNEY DISCLAIMER: THESE REAL LARCENY & SHOPLIFTING DEFENSE RESULTS DEPEND ON FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE, CANNOT PREDICT OR GUARANTEE RESULTS FOR FUTURE CASES.

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony shoplifting / grand larceny under Va Law 18.2-95 / Va Law 18.2-103 Grand Larceny / Concealment was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass, a misdemeanor. No jail time was ordered, and no conviction occurred for a crime of moral turpitude. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: […]

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor petit larceny charge under Va Law 18.2-96 for shoplifting theft under $500 resulted in DROPPED charges based on insufficient evidence to sustain a prosecution. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, […]

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charges REDUCED to Misdemeanor – NO JAIL

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting (VA Law 18.2-95) and Shoplifting Conspiracy charges plead down to Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code18.2-96) with no restitution, no fines, and NO ACTIVE JAIL SENTENCE. § 18.2-95. Grand larceny defined; how punished. Any person who (i) commits larceny from the person of another of money or […]

Arlington VA Grand Larceny of Artwork REDUCED to Trespass, No Jail

ARLINGTON, VA: Felony Grand Larceny charge for theft of $2000 artwork was AMENDED and REDUCED to Trespass, with no jail time. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved […]

Felony Shoplifting Larceny Charges DISMISSED, Misdemeanor Shoplifting Amended to Trespass

FAIRFAX, VA: Client was charged with three larceny charges for shoplifting from three different stores in the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax County. Two counts of felony shoplifting larceny under Va Law 18.2-95 / Va Law 18.2-103 Grand Larceny / Concealment were DISMISSED. Related misdemeanor shoplifting under Va Law 18.2-96 / Va Law 18.2-103 Petit Larceny […]

Grand Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property w/ Intent to Sell, and Possession of Burglarious Tools – All DISMISSED – No Jail Time on Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX, VA: Grand larceny (two counts of Va Law 18.2-95), possession of stolen property with intent to sell (VA Law 18.2-108.01), and possession of burglarious tools (VA Law 18.2-94) – all Felony charges DISMISSED. Client walked away with a single misdemeanor petit larceny charge (VA Law 18.2-96) and a fine. No jail time, no probation, […]

Burglary & Grand Larceny Felony Charges to be DISMISSED

Fairfax, VA: Burglary and Grand Larceny charges, for breaking and entering into a store with a deadly weapon at night and stealing merchandise, were REDUCED to Misdemeanors – which were then scheduled out for DISMISSAL after a 2 year good behavior period. The juvenile client will be able to keep a clean record. Virginia law […]

VA Grand Larceny Auto Results in NO JAIL TIME

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Auto charge for stealing a vehicle in Virginia, and related Reckless Driving charge for crashing that vehicle while going the wrong way on a one-way road, resulted in NO JAIL TIME. The client was sentenced to probation and probationary conditions. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia […]

Fairfax VA Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Trespass, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX, VA: Felony Grand Larceny, a first offense shoplifting charge under VA Code 18.2-95, for taking merchandise from a high end a department store in Fairfax County, was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. No JAIL TIME. Immigration law interest of client preserved. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Federal Military Base Larceny Shoplifting Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal charge for Larceny for shoplifting from a store on a federal military base resulted in in DISMISSAL of the charge. In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia – Alexandria, VA.

Fairfax Grand Larceny Felony REDUCED, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was REDUCED to Misdemeanor Concealment. No jail ordered, no fine, no penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting from a high end a department store was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. Penalty consisted of a $250 fine and 6 days in jail. Client was able to continue with naturalization process to become a US citizen. Fairfax County […]

Arlington VA Felony Burglary Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Burglary Charge for breaking and entering at night with intent to commit a felony was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Va Law § 18.2-89. Burglary; how punished. If any person […]

Virginia Larceny Lawyer’s Explanation of Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny and Concealment Laws and Penalties

Virginia Larceny Law What is Virginia theft law? What is a larceny in Virginia? Larceny is the Virginia crime of theft. Virginia courts define larceny as the wrongful or fraudulent taking of things of value, belonging to another, without that person or business’ consent, and with the intention to permanently deprive that person or business […]

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Second Offense in Fairfax REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN FAIRFAX VA CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor. No jail ordered, no fine, no penalties. Related First Offense Grand Larceny for the same conduct of shoplifting / concealing merchandise charge resulted in DROPPED charges. Fairfax County General District Court: […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny REDUCED to Trespass, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting beauty products from a department store was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. No active jail time or fines, just probation. Sentence compliant with immigration attorney’s request for client’s visa status and naturalization process. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 […]

Arlington VA Petit Larceny Shoplifting Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge – VA Code 18.2-96 – for shoplifting at Costco in Arlington, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Arlington County General District Court: 1425 N Courthouse Road, Arlington, Virginia. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Over 1K in Merchandise, Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for stealing over 1K in merchandise from high-end store was REDUCED to Misdemeanor and sentenced to jail time on the weekends. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law […]

Alexandria Felony Grand Larceny of Jewelry Results in 15 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for thousands of dollars worth of jewelry theft from Alexandria home resulted in a plea agreement to not indict related Felony charges and just 15 days to serve on the larceny charge. City of Alexandria Circuit Court at 520 King Street […]

Virginia Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge VA Code 18.2-96, for shoplifting at Target, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

First Offense Grand Larceny in Fairfax VA REDUCED, Related Misdemeanor Larceny Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was AMENDED and REDUCED to Misdemeanor Concealing, with no active penalties. Related Petit Larceny charge was DROPPED. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Virginia Second Offense Grand Larceny Charge DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was DROPPED. Related Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) with no active penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny Over $1000 REDUCED to Trespass Charge

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting over $1000 in merchandise at an Apple store was REDUCED and AMENDED to a Misdemeanor Trespass Charge, with 2.5 days in jail as penalty. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Fairfax Felony Grand Larceny First Offense Shoplifting Charge DROPPED, Second Offense REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was DROPPED. Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting, from same merchant, was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) with no active penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Penalties

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting at Walmart was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) with no active penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Presidential Candidate’s Accusations of Felony Burglary, Grand Larceny and Felony Drug Possession Charges for a Maximum of 50 Years in Prison were REDUCED to Misdemeanors with 3 Months in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A former employee of a presidential candidate was accused by the employer of Breaking and Entering at Night to Commit Larceny, Felony Grand Larceny, and Felony Drug Possession of a Schedule II narcotic. These charges amounted to a maximum of 50 years of imprisonment. Each of the three […]

Fairfax VA Shoplifting Misdemeanor Larceny DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), for shoplifting at Walmart, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Fairfax Juvenile Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny charges (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) for Shoplifting over $1000.00 in merchandise from Target, had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Diversion required only […]

Fairfax VA Larceny Charge for Theft of Weapon DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), for larceny of a weapon at the Dulles Expo Center Gun Show in Chantilly Virginia, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & […]

Fairfax VA Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) for shoplifting at Walmart was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny and Felony Possession of Burglary Tools DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting charges (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) and Felony Possession of Burglary Tools (VA Code 18.2-94) had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. […]

Arlington Virginia Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting Concealment Charge DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting Concealment (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) charge for shoplifting was first REDUCED to a Misdemeanor and then the misdemeanor was DISMISSED. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) and will be DISMISSED in 3 months, after completion of 24 hours of community service. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting in JC Penny was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96), with no active jail time and no active penalties. Related Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor charge (Va Code 18.2-371) for involving minor child […]

Fairfax Virginia Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) for shoplifting at JC Penny was REDUCED and amended to Trespass, with just a $150 fine. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, […]

Arlington VA Petit Larceny Charge Reduced, Amended, and DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Petit Larceny charge for shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-96) was reduced and amended to “Unlawful Entry,” which was then DISMISSED. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Value Over $4,750 REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting over $4,750.00 in value of merchandise at Bloomingdales was REDUCED at the Preliminary Hearing to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for a value below $200.00. The sentence was a $250 fine and 4 days remaining to serve in jail, […]

Arlington VA Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Trespass with NO JAIL Time

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) charge for shoplifting at Macy’s in Arlington was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor “Unlawful Entry” charge with no active jail penalty. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Charge DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing based on insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Alexandria VA Federal Larceny Indictment DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Larceny Indictment (United States Law Section 18 U.S.C. 641) for shoplifting merchandise from a store in Ft. Belvoir was DISMISSED. (This is equivalent to VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103 for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny or Misdemeanor Concealing.) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, […]

Arlington VA Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Trespass

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) charge for shoplifting at Macy’s in Arlington was REDUCED to a Trespass charge with 10 days of jail, to serve at client’s convenience, sentence to begin two months after the hearing to accommodate class schedule. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N […]

Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Shoplifting Petit Larceny Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Concealing Charge (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) for shoplifting merchandise from Target was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Arlington Virginia Felony Shoplifting Charge REDUCED and will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) was first REDUCED to a Misdemeanor shoplifting charge – which will be DISMISSED after a year of good behavior. No classes, no fines, no suspended jail time. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201. Read […]

Alexandria Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge, 4th Offense, REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: After a prior Misdemeanor Petit Larceny conviction in Arlington Virginia, client was charged in Alexandria with a 2nd Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), a 3rd charge for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96), and a 4th charge for Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103). Virginia […]

Petit Larceny Shoplifting in Fairfax Virginia DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) was DROPPED at the first court hearing. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor with NO JAIL Time in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second offense Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) was REDUCED to Misdemeanor Concealment with a $500 fine. No active jail time, no classes, and no community service. Arlington County General District Court: 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22201. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: […]

Fairfax Virginia Juvenile Shoplifting Felony Grand Larceny will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Diversion required only the completion of a 1-day shoplifting class. Fairfax County […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ No Jail & Possession of Burglarious Tools DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Va Code 18.2-95 Felony Grand Larceny charge for shoplifting at Macy’s in Fairfax Virginia was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Larceny charge. The penalty is 6 months of probation. Related Va Code 18.2-94 Felony Possession of Burglarious Tools charge was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court, […]

Misdemeanor Shoplifting Charge in Arlington Virginia DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-103 and VA Code 18.2-96) was AMENDED to an Unlawful Entry charge, and the amended charge was then DISMISSED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Arlington Virginia Possession of Concealed Weapon Charge DROPPED & Larceny charge will be DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon – Brass Knuckles (VA Code 18.2-308 – “metal knucks”) was DROPPED at the first appearance. A related Larceny charge was AMENDED to Unlawful Entry, and the amended misdemeanor charge will be DISMISSED after a class and community service. Resulted in […]

Arlington VA Felony Grand Larceny DISMISSED in Circuit Court, False ID to Law Enforcement DROPPED in General District Court

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: 18.2-95 Felony Grand Larceny charge for shoplifting at Nordstroms in Arlington VA was DISMISSED in Circuit Court, while a related False Identification to Law Enforcement charge, 19.2-82.1, was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing in General District Court previously. Arlington County Courthouse, 1425 N Courthouse, Arlington, VA 22201 Read more about […]

Malicious Wounding by Mob, Robbery & Burglary Felony Charges in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED

Virginia Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria: 4 Felony charges – Malicious Wounding by Mob (2 counts), Robbery, and Burglary, for which the accused would face 35 to Life at a jury trial, were amended as follows: the Robbery charge was DROPPED, one count of Malicious Wounding was REDUCED to misdemeanor Assault, the Burglary […]

Grand Larceny Conspiracy Charge in Fairfax DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing for Lack of Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A felony Grand Larceny charge for conspiracy / being an accomplice / accessory for a shoplifting incident at BestBuy (see VA Code 18.2-95 and the others listed below) was DROPPED at the first appearance at the Preliminary Hearing for lack of evidence. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, […]

Felony Grand Larceny Charges in Fairfax County DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A felony Grand Larceny charge and a misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for juvenile wallet theft offenses, (VA Code 18.2-95 and 18.2-96), were both DROPPED at the first appearance at the Preliminary Hearing. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and […]

Misdemeanor Shoplifting Charge in Arlington Virginia AMENDED to Unlawful Entry & will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge from Shoplifting at Nordstroms (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to an Unlawful Entry charge, VA Code 18.2-121, and per agreement, the Unlawful Entry charge will be DISMISSED after completion of a behavioral class, community service, and good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny, Concealment Felony Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment charge from shoplifting at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor under 18.2-96 with no active jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting VA Code 18.2-95 Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Fairfax

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny charge from shoplifting 17 jewelry items at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor with credit for one day of time served and no additional jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Concealment Charge AMENDED and DISMISSED in Northern Virginia

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge from Shoplifting at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and per agreement, the Trespassing charge was DISMISSED after completion of a behavioral class and good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Misdemeanor Shoplifting Larceny Charge AMENDED and DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge from the Gap in the Pentagon City Mall (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and per agreement, the Trespassing charge was DISMISSED after completion of 40 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia […]

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge from Nordstrom Rack (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to a Trespassing charge and per agreement, the Trespassing charge was DISMISSED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Juvenile Felony Grand Larceny & Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charges will be DISMISSED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Juvenile client was charged with Felony Grand Larceny (VA Code 18.2-95) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96). Charges will be DIVERTED and thus DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Conditions of diversion are completion […]

Fairfax Virginia Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED on Appeal

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: After being found Guilty in General District Court of Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96) while represented by another law firm, the clients appealed their case to Circuit Court and hired Marina Medvin. The charge was promptly DROPPED by the government on appeal. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Charges Reduced to One w/ No Jail Time

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: One Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) and one misdemeanor larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) were DROPPED. Remaining count of Grand Larceny resulted in NO active jail time, just probation. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

False Pretense Fraud Felony REDUCED to Trespass w/ NO JAIL in Northern Virginia

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Felony Obtaining Money by False Pretenses Charge (VA Code 18.2-178) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Trespass charge with NO ACTIVE jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny Charge of Repeat Offender REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Fairfax, Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was amended and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Larceny charge with just two weeks to serve. Client was a repeat offender who had two prior Felony larceny charges. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED – Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) was DROPPED after completion of 50 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Investigation of Accessory to Robbery, Obstruction of Justice, & Distribution of Marijuana RESULTS in Charge for Possession of Marijuana, which will be DISMISSED in Falls Church / Arlington VA

FALLS CHURCH / ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Attorney Medvin’s representation of the client during an investigation of the client for Accessory to Robbery and Distribution of Marijuana, lead to the client being charged with just Obstruction of Justice and Possession of Marijuana. The Obstruction charge was then dropped in court, and the Marijuana possession charge was continued […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Concealment / Shoplifting Charge REDUCED w/ NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny – Shoplifting / Concealing – Charge (VA Code 18.2-103 / 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor concealment charge with NO ACTIVE JAIL time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Northern Virginia Shoplifting/Larceny Misdemeanor Charge will be DISMISSED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and the amended charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior and completion of 35 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, […]

Northern VA Felony Shoplifting / Concealing / Grand Larceny Charge REDUCED to Trespass – NO JAIL TIME

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny – Shoplifting / Concealing – Charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a misdemeanor Trespass charge with NO ACTIVE jail time and probation conditions. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Northern VA Shoplifting Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge will be DISMISSED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and the amended charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Arlington Virginia – 4 Felony Public Records Forgery Charges Result in MINIMUM Guidelines Sentence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: 4 Counts of Class 4 Felony Public Records Forgery Charges (VA Code 18.2-168) with a Sentencing Guidelines range of 8 months through 19 months, with a midpoint of 14 months, resulted in an active sentence of only 8 months to serve, with probation thereafter. A related Grand Larceny Felony Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) […]

Fairfax County VA Shoplifting Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor Larceny

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny – shoplifting / concealing – charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) with NO ACTIVE jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Petit Larceny / Shoplifting Misdemeanor will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and the amended charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Grand Larceny Felony REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny – shoplifting / concealing – charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) with NO ACTIVE jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny AMENDED to Trespass and will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge – which will be DISMISSED after 12 months and completion of 40 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment / Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) with 8 days to serve at client’s schedule. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Larceny Charge to be DISMISSED with plea to Drunk in Public in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: A Class 1 misdemeanor Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) will be DISMISSED after plea to a Class 4 Drunk in Public charge with a $25 fine, and after completion of 50 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Grand Larceny Concealment Shoplifting Felony REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Alexandria VA

City of Alexandria, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with NO active JAIL TIME. Associated Felony Failure to Appear was also REDUCED to a misdemeanor with only 5 days of jail. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit […]

Two Counts of Misdemeanor Larceny / Shoplifting were DISMISSED in Northern Virginia

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Two misdemeanor counts of Larceny / Shoplifting / Concealing (VA Code 18.2-96) were DISMISSED at the second court appearance. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Grand Larceny Shoplifting Felony Charge to be DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) will be DISMISSED after two years of good behavior, with no punishments / penalties, no fine, no jail, no community service, no classes to complete, and no restitution. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and […]

Juvenile Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge Results in DIVERSION in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: A juvenile’s Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) was processed through the DIVERSION program instead of through the court system and will be erased from client’s record after completion of 15 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and […]

Grand Larceny Felony REDUCED/AMENDED to Trespassing in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was REDUCED/AMENDED to Trespassing with supervised community service, no active jail time, and some other related conditions/restrictions. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

NOT GUILTY – Felony Grand Larceny Trial in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY trial verdict for a Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for an allegation of theft of a cellular phone. City of Alexandria Circuit Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

CHARGE DROPPED: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing Charge (VA Code 18.2-103, VA Code 18.2-96) was DROPPED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Credit Card Larceny & Forgery CHARGES DROPPED with plea to Misdemeanor Fraud w/ NO JAIL in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Felony credit card larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-193 – carrying up to 10 years in prison) and a felony credit card forgery charge (VA Code 18.2-192 – carrying up to 20 years in prison) were both DROPPED with a plea to the misdemeanor credit card fraud charge (VA Code 18.2-195 – carrying up […]

Felony Charge REDUCED from Grand Larceny Shoplifting to a Misdemeanor with NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO active JAIL TIME (with some other conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Larceny Charge DROPPED and Driving Charges Result in NO JAIL in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor larceny charge of receiving stolen goods (VA Code 18.2-108) has been DROPPED, while the associated driving / vehicle Class 1 misdemeanor charges of Possessing Vehicle Title Issued to Another (VA Code 46.2-618) and Driving on a Suspended License (VA Code 46.2-301) resulted in NO ACTIVE […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO active JAIL TIME (with some other conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Charge to be DISMISSED: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting in Arlington Virginia

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 Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to a Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) in Loudoun County, Virginia REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO active JAIL TIME (with some other conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Charge to be DISMISSED: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) will be DISMISSED after completion of an educational program. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Charges to be DROPPED: Misdemeanor Larceny / Shoplifting in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia: Two Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charges (VA Code 18.2-96) / Shoplifting Altering Price on Merchandise charges (VA Code 18.2-103) will be DROPPED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Unauthorized Use of Vehicle in Arlington VA Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Arlington, Virginia: Class 6 Felony Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle Charge (VA Code 18.2-102) – equivalent to grand larceny – was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Virginia Misdemeanor Larceny Shoplifting Charge w/ Confession & Prior Record RESULTS in NO JAIL

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing Charge in Virginia (VA Code 18.2-103), committed while on pretrial release pending a Grand Larceny trial (VA Code18.2-95) in Northern Virginia, and accompanied by a full confession, results in a sentence with NO JAIL TIME conditioned on community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor with NO JAIL in Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) with evidence of a written confession was reduced to a misdemeanor with no active jail sentence and a community service requirement. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Receiving Stolen Goods in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

Fairfax, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result: Felony Receiving / Buying Stolen Goods (VA Code 18.2-108) was DISMISSED after a preliminary hearing for insufficient evidence. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses