Virginia Firearms Offenses Penalty Table Description of Offense Code Section Criminal Classification Maximum Imprisonment Maximum Fine Brandishing firearm Va. Code 18.2-282 Class 1 Misdemeanor 12 Months $2,500.00 Fine Brandishing near School Va. Code 18.2-282 Class 6 Felony 5 Years $2,500.00 Fine Reckless handling of firearm Va. Code 18.2-56.1 Class 1 Misdemeanor 12 Months $2,500.00 Fine […]
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ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Class 1 misdemeanor offense of Reckless Handling of a Firearm under VA Code 18.2-56.1 for an accidental discharge in an apartment building was DISMISSED.
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Class 1 misdemeanor offense of Reckless Handling of a Firearm under VA Code 18.2-56.1 will be DISMISSED conditioned on completing a gun safety course at the NRA and surrender of concealed carry permit for one year.
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.
VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 5 Felony Shooting a Firearm from a vehicle (VA Code 18.2-286.1) and class 1 misdemeanor Brandishing a Firearm (VA Code 18.2-282) were DROPPED in exchange for a plea to two misdemeanor weapons charges of Brandishing a Firearm (VA Code 18.2-282) and Reckless Handling of a Firearm (VA Code […]