Tag Archives: 18.2-248

Virginia Drug Laws and Penalties: Possession, Distribution, Sale, and Manufacture

Virginia Drug Possession Under Virginia law, the crime of illegal drug possession occurs when a person possesses a controlled substance without a valid prescription. Code of Virginia § 18.2-250. Possession of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance is a Felony. Possession of a Schedule III, IV, V, and VI of Controlled Substance are misdemeanor […]

Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges

SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW Juvenile criminal defense is different under Virginia law from adult criminal defense. Juveniles generally experience more lenient treatment under Virginia Law. Crimes by Juveniles are generally prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution: […]

Fairfax VA Schedule I Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute Felony Charge will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VA: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I drug under VA Law 18.2-248 was first REDUCED to Felony Possession of Schedule I Drug, and then the reduced charge was scheduled to be DISMISSED after two years of good behavior and drug screening. Fairfax County Circuit Court at 4110 Chainbridge Rd, Fairfax, VA. […]

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 […]