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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 […]

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Charge DROPPED, Related Reckless Driving REDUCED to a Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Client was assisted by Fairfax County Police after an accident collision. Instead of helping, they charged her. Result: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge under 18.2-250.1 was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Related Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge under 46.2-852 was REDUCED to a citation Improper Driving with […]

Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charge was threatened to be increased to the more appropriate charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana; but the Defense prevailed and instead of an increase, the charge was reduced and amended to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia. No drug […]

Fairfax VA Possession of Marijuana and Trespass in Park After Dark ALL CHARGES DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA MARIJUANA DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) and Misdemeanor Trespassing in a Park After Dark (Va Code 15.2-5705) were both DROPPED at first hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Reckless Driving 88/55 Charges DROPPED, DUI Charge Avoided, Possession of Marijuana Charge Amended to Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Defendant was charged with Reckless Driving by Speeding 88/55, admitted to possessing a significant amount of Marijuana in his vehicle, and admitted to smoking marijuana before driving. The Reckless Driving by Speed (Va Code 46.2-862) DROPPED. A DUI charge for driving under the influence of marijuana was avoided. The Possession of […]

Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria Virginia Results in Paraphernalia Plea Deal, No Probation and No Loss of Driver’s License

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Possession of Marijuana resulted in a Possession of Paraphernalia Plea deal, with just a $100 fine. No jail time, no license suspension, no probation, no drug testing, no loss of license, and no community service. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

Fairfax Virginia 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana to be DISMISSED, 5th Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED, and Driving on Suspended Misdemeanor DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: 3 misdemeanor charges resulted as follows: Second charge for Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after 1st Offender treatment, related 5th Reckless Driving by Speed misdemeanor charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular speeding ticket at a reduced speed, and related Driving on Suspended […]

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 & […]

Charges DROPPED – Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia 18.2-250.1

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.250.1) was DROPPED at first hearing. Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug & Marijuana Charges and Defenses for Possession of Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Possession with Intent, Distribution, and Related Offenses+

NOT GUILTY of Possession of Marijuana Trial Verdict

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT FOR ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Trial of Class 1 Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge in Fairfax DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor – Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ

Second Offense Possession of Marijuana Charge in Alexandria Virginia DROPPED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Second Offense, Class 1 Misdemeanor – Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED at the first court appearance due to the defense position that the government will not be legally able to introduce drug evidence against the client at trial. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Clean Record for Juvenile Accused of Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: A juvenile accused of marijuana possession (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will keep a clean record with no criminal charges or convictions on his record through the Fairfax County Juvenile Intake Diversion. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge DROPPED for Juvenile w/ Criminal Record in Alexandria VA

Alexandria Virginia: A juvenile’s misdemeanor marijuana possession charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED through the DIVERSION program, even though client had a criminal history before this charge, and even though client was charged with another marijuana possession charge after this charge. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of […]

Possession of Marijuana 18.2-250.1 Charge DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana Class 1 Misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DISMISSED, even though client acquired a new and related criminal conviction after this arrest. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug […]

Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana Class 1 Misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED due to insufficient evidence. Client was thus able to keep a clean record, keep his driver’s license, did not have to go to jail, and did not have to take drug classes. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: […]

Second Possession of Marijuana Charge REDUCED / AMENDED to Paraphernalia in Alexandria VA

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Second Offense Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED to VA Code 54.1-3466, Possession of Paraphernalia, with a $100 fine. No jail time, no license suspension, no probation, no drug testing, no loss of license, and no community service. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King […]

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charge AMENDED to Possession of Paraphernalia in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor charge for 7oz of cannabis (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED to VA Code 54.1-3466, Possession of Paraphernalia, with a $200 fine. Client was thus able to keep his driver’s license, didn’t have to go to jail, didn’t have to take drug classes, and didn’t have to perform community service. […]

First Offense Marijuana Possession Charge will be DISMISSED

Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor, first offense, (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after completion of a first offender program. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ

Possession of Marijuana DROPPED & Concealed Weapon Charge Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax VA

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Client was charged with Class 1 Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Second+ Offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon – Brass Knuckles (VA Code 18.2-308 – “metal knucks”). The Possession charge was DROPPED, which means the client did not have to suffer through a […]

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 […]

Fairfax Virginia First Offense Marijuana Possession Charge will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor, first offense, (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after completion of a first offender program. Related traffic charges were DROPPED right away. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & […]

Alexandria VA Possession of Marijuana Drug Charge to be DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DROPPED after completion of community service. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ  

Possession of Marijuana Drug Charge DROPPED – Falls Church, Virginia

FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED after completion of community service. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ  

Possession of Marijuana Charge in Fairfax REDUCED to Trespass – Fairfax County, Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED / REDUCED to a Trespass charge with no suspended jail time, no loss of license, and just a penalty of a $200 fine. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, […]

Virginia Possession of Marijuana & Public Intoxication Charges to be DISMISSED

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Public Intoxication Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) for DROPPED at the initial court appearance. Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1), will be DISMISSED after completion of substance abuse classes and 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC […]

Second Offense Possession of Marijuana Charge to be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana, second misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1), will be DISMISSED after completion of substance classes, 24 hours of community service, and 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony […]

Trial for Possession of Marijuana Results in Deferred Disposition for DISMISSAL in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Two defendants with Possession of Marijuana Misdemeanor offenses (VA Code 18.2-250.1) received a deferred disposition from the judge to have their charges DISMISSED under code 18.2-251. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & […]

Fairfax Virginia Possession of Marijuana Misdemeanor Drug Charge DROPPED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ  

Possession of Marijuana Misdemeanor Drug Charge will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor ticket (VA Code 18.2-250.1) – finding of guilt was deferred and the charge will be DISMISSED after completion of 24 hours of community service, ASAP, and maintaining uniform good behavior for a period of 12 months. § 18.2-250.1. Possession of marijuana unlawful It is unlawful for […]

Juvenile Marijuana Drug Possession Misdemeanor Charge Results in DIVERSION in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA: A juvenile’s first offense marijuana possession charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was processed through the DIVERSION program and will be erased from client’s record after completion of 24 hours of community service. § 18.2-250.1. Possession of marijuana unlawful It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess marijuana unless the substance was […]

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Possession of Drug – Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor possession of drugs / marijuana charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was dropped at the first court appearance. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ  

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 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 […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge REDUCED to Paraphernalia in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Possession of Marijuana Charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was reduced to a Paraphernalia charge (VA Code 18.2-265.5), even though the case was solid and a second offense – the defendant had a prior drug conviction. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, […]