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

Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication: Virginia Misdemeanor Criminal Offense 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 being drunk in public, is punished […]

Misdemeanor Arrest for Drunk in Public in Arlington Virginia will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public charge (Arlington Code 17-7, Va Law 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED. No community service, no fines, no alcohol classes required. Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201 Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC […]

Arlington Virginia Public Urination on Attended Police Cruiser DROPPED, Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS (Clarendon St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl): Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Urinating in Public under Arlington County Code 17-21, for urinating on an attended police cruiser, while being observed and photographed by Arlington Police Officers standing inches away, was DROPPED at the first hearing. Related Drunk in Public charge resulted […]

17-7 Drunk in Public Charges in Arlington Virginia DISMISSED

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charges for various clients this week under Arlington County Code 17-7 have all received dismissals, either immediately or after a continuance for completion of community service. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in […]

Second Drunk in Public Charge in Fairfax Virginia in 3 Months DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388), a second charge within 3 months of the first one that was dropped, was DROPPED as well, at the first hearing. Read more about Public Intoxication laws and defenses here: Virginia Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication Laws and Defenses+