Tag Archives: 18.2-308

Virginia Firearm & Weapon Charges and Hunting Laws: Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Brandishing, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Hunting Offenses

WHAT IS A FIREARM IN VIRGINIA? Virginia law defines a firearm as an instrument which was designed, made and intended to expel a projectile by means of an explosion. It does not need to be “operable,” “capable” of being fired, or had the “actual capacity to do serious harm.” A deadly weapon is an instrument […]

Federal Misdemeanor Charge for Unlawful Carry of Concealed Firearm REDUCED to Citation & Fine

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal Class A misdemeanor charge on the GW Parkway for unlawful carry of a concealed firearm and large quantity of additional ammunition (Va Code 18.2-308 incorporated into Federal law by 18 USC 13) without a concealed carry […]

Arlington VA Carrying Concealed Weapon While Intoxicated and Drunk in Public Both Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Carrying a Concealed Weapon While Intoxicated under VA Code 18.2-308, and a related Drunk in Public Charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) were both DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Arlington General District Court, 1425 N Courthouse, Arlington, VA 22201 Read more about […]

Arlington Virginia Possession of Concealed Weapon Charge DROPPED & Larceny charge will be DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon – Brass Knuckles (VA Code 18.2-308 – “metal knucks”) was DROPPED at the first appearance. A related Larceny charge was AMENDED to Unlawful Entry, and the amended misdemeanor charge will be DISMISSED after a class and community service. Resulted in […]

Concealed Weapon Charge in Arlington VA AMENDED to Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication DROPPED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Class 1 misdemeanor charge for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit under VA Code 18.2-308 was AMENDED to a disorderly conduct charge with no active jail time, a fine, and weapon surrender. Client remains eligible to obtain concealed carry permit. Related Public Intoxication charge was DROPPED. Read more about Weapons Law here: […]

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 […]

Charge DROPPED: Carrying Concealed Handgun Under the Influence of Alcohol in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: VA Code 18.2-308, Class 1 Misdemeanor offense for carrying a concealed handgun while under the influence of alcohol in a public place was DROPPED with an informal agreement not to use the concealed carry permit for a period of 5 years.