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Virginia Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Drunk in Public / Public Swearing and Intoxication is a Misdemeanor Criminal Offense Under Virginia Law What is public intoxication law in Virginia? Drunk in Public or Public Intoxication is the Virginia criminal misdemeanor charge for public displays of drunkenness. Virginia law 18.2-388 punishes drunk behavior in public places. A conviction for public intoxication, or for […]

Alexandria Public Urination and Public Intoxication Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA, VA Misdemeanor charges for Public Urination under City of Alexandria Code 13-1-30 and Public Intoxication under City of Alexandria Code 13-1-5 were both DROPPED at the first hearing. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirements Read more […]

Failure to Pay Cab Driver Charge & Public Intoxication, Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Client was facing criminal charges for an incident with an Uber driver. Class 1 jailable Misdemeanor Failure to Pay for Rental Vehicle with intent to Defraud under Va Code 18.2-206 and a Class 4 Public Intoxication charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Alexandria Code 13-1-5). Both charges were DROPPED at the […]

Alexandria Virginia Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public charge (Alexandria Code 13-1-5, Va Code 18.2-388) was DISMISSED at the first hearing. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk […]

Drunk in Public Trial in Alexandria Virginia Results in DISMISSAL of Charge

Alexandria, Virginia: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge, (Va Law 18.2-388, City of Alexandria Code 13-1-5) was DISMISSED by the judge at the onset of the trial, after a defense Motion to Suppress. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public […]