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Virginia Criminal Conspiracy Laws, Penalties, & Defenses

WHAT IS CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY? Under Virginia law, conspiracy is defined as two or more people deciding or agreeing together to commit some crime, or to accomplish a legal act by unlawful means. A person doesn’t need to know every detail of the criminal plan to be a conspirator, it’s sufficient to know just a portion […]

Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Laws FAQ

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 […]

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 […]