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Virginia Law & Defenses: Possession of Marijuana and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana PWID

Possession of Marijuana Penalties: Possession of Marijuana is illegal under Virginia law. VA Law § 18.2-250.1 penalizes possession of marijuana as a misdemeanor criminal offense. First offense possession of marijuana is punished by up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, 6 months loss of driver’s license, and a mandatory drug program. Second offense possession […]

Virginia Felony Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana ALL CHARGES DROPPED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A felony charge for Possession with Intent to Distribute (PWID) over 1/2 oz of Marijuana under Va Law 18.2-248.1 was DROPPED at the preliminary hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute. All related misdemeanor charges were also dropped. Va Law § 18.2-248.1. Penalties for sale, gift, distribution or possession […]

Fairfax Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Felony charges for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana under Va Code 18.2-248.1 resulted in delay of case for client to complete school in exchange for longer jail sentence, and a reduction of the charge to a Misdemeanor and dismissal of related charges. Fairfax County General District Court at […]

Possession with Intent to Distribute to be DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA MARIJUANA DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-248.1) was REDUCED to simple Possession of Marijuana and is set to be DISMISSED after 6 months of first offender programs under the Virginia Code 18.2-251, 251 Disposition. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (PWID, Va Code 18.2-248.1) from conduct in Vienna was DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-248.1) was DISMISSED after it was intermittently amended and reduced to simple Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1), and after probation violations. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Drug & […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute in Alexandria REDUCED to Possession of Marijuana & will be DISMISSED

Alexandria, Virginia: Felony PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute >.5oz Marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 (punishable by 1-10 years in prison), was AMENDED and REDUCED to Simple Possession, a class U misdemeanor, which is scheduled to be DISMISSED under 18.2-251. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Simple Possession in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute >.5oz Marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 (punishable by 1-10 years in prison), was AMENDED and REDUCED to Simple Possession, a class U misdemeanor, with only 2 days to serve. A related Reckless Driving Class 1 Misdemeanor charge under VA Code 46.2-852, punishable by up to 1 […]

Synthetic Marijuana Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for possession of synthetic marijuana (VA Code 18.2-248.1:1 possession, sale, gift, or distribution of or possession with intent to sell, give, or distribute) was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to […]

Possession Charge for 8 Containers of Marijuana with Handgun will be DISMISSED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: VA Code 18.2-250.1 was charged for possession of drug paraphernalia, 8 film containers of marijuana, and possession of a handgun in the same bag. Possession charge will be DISMISSED in 6 months. Additional felony charges for firearm possession (18.2-308.4) and PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute (18.2-248, 18.2-248.1, or 18.2-248.03) will not […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Misdemeanor – Fairfax VA

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute >.5oz Marijuana (punishable by 1-10 years in prison), was REDUCED to a misdemeanor charge with only 21 days to serve. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony […]

Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony Drug Charge – Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, VA Code 18.2-248.1, was DISMISSED after completion of an ASAP program, even though client was a repeat drug offender. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent […]

Felony Marijuana Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute & Felony Weapon Possession in Alexandria VA

Alexandria Virginia Charges: Class 6 Felony Possession of three weapons and a bullet-proof vest while in possession of Drugs, VA Code 18.2-308.4, with a mandatory 5 year prison sentence upon conviction, was REDUCED / AMENDED to a Misdemeanor Reckless Handling of a Firearm. Class 5 Felony sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, […]

All Charges DROPPED – Felony Marijuana Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony Conspiracy to Distribute Dugs, Misdemeanor Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Purchasing Alcohol for Minor in Northern VA

Criminal Charges included: 1) Class 5 Felony “sell, distribute, possession with intent to distribute, over 1/2 ounce but not over 5 pounds of marijuana” under VA Code 18.2-248.1 2) Class 5 Felony “conspiracy to sell, distribute, possession with intent to distribute, over .5 oz but not over 5 pounds of marijuana” under VA Code 18.2-248.1 […]

Felony Drug Possession Charge with Intent to Distribute to be DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony Drug Charge – Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, VA Code 18.2-248.1, was REDUCED to misdemeanor simple possession, first offense under VA Code 18.2-250.1, and will be DISMISSED as per a 251 Disposition, Va Code 18.2-251, in 6 months. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana […]

Felony Firearm Possession DROPPED, Felony Marijuana Possession w/ Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Misdemeanor

Class 6 Felony Possession of weapons / firearms while in possession of Drugs, VA Code 18.2-308.4, with a mandatory 5 year prison sentence upon conviction, was DROPPED. Class 5 Felony sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 was REDUCED to Misdemeanor possession of marijuana, VA Code […]

Felony Marijuana Drug Distribution Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony Marijuana Drug Distribution Charge (Possession with Intent to Distribute 2 ounces of Marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with a lower weight of “less than .5 oz” and NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME AND NO FINE. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug […]

Felony Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana + Reckless Driving 96 MPH Charges DROPPED & REDUCED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Result: Felony conspiracy was DROPPED, Misdemeanor reckless driving was DROPPED, and Felony selling/distribution was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor possession charge with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME! Client was facing 21 years in prison with 2 years at minimum as he was charged. 1) Class 5 Felony selling, distributing, possession with intent to distribute, over […]