Tag Archives: 18.2-96

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor petit larceny charge under Va Law 18.2-96 for shoplifting theft under $500 resulted in DROPPED charges based on insufficient evidence to sustain a prosecution. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, […]

Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses

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: […]

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charges REDUCED to Misdemeanor – NO JAIL

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting (VA Law 18.2-95) and Shoplifting Conspiracy charges plead down to Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code18.2-96) with no restitution, no fines, and NO ACTIVE JAIL SENTENCE. § 18.2-95. Grand larceny defined; how punished. Any person who (i) commits larceny from the person of another of money or […]

Felony Shoplifting Larceny Charges DISMISSED, Misdemeanor Shoplifting Amended to Trespass

FAIRFAX, VA: Client was charged with three larceny charges for shoplifting from three different stores in the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax County. Two counts of felony shoplifting larceny under Va Law 18.2-95 / Va Law 18.2-103 Grand Larceny / Concealment were DISMISSED. Related misdemeanor shoplifting under Va Law 18.2-96 / Va Law 18.2-103 Petit Larceny […]

Grand Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property w/ Intent to Sell, and Possession of Burglarious Tools – All DISMISSED – No Jail Time on Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX, VA: Grand larceny (two counts of Va Law 18.2-95), possession of stolen property with intent to sell (VA Law 18.2-108.01), and possession of burglarious tools (VA Law 18.2-94) – all Felony charges DISMISSED. Client walked away with a single misdemeanor petit larceny charge (VA Law 18.2-96) and a fine. No jail time, no probation, […]

Virginia Larceny Lawyer’s Explanation of Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny and Concealment Laws and Penalties

Virginia Larceny Law What is Virginia theft law? What is a larceny in Virginia? Larceny is the Virginia crime of theft. Virginia courts define larceny as the wrongful or fraudulent taking of things of value, belonging to another, without that person or business’ consent, and with the intention to permanently deprive that person or business […]

Arlington VA Petit Larceny Shoplifting Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge – VA Code 18.2-96 – for shoplifting at Costco in Arlington, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Arlington County General District Court: 1425 N Courthouse Road, Arlington, Virginia. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, […]

Virginia Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge VA Code 18.2-96, for shoplifting at Target, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Fairfax VA Shoplifting Misdemeanor Larceny DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), for shoplifting at Walmart, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) and will be DISMISSED in 3 months, after completion of 24 hours of community service. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting in JC Penny was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96), with no active jail time and no active penalties. Related Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor charge (Va Code 18.2-371) for involving minor child […]

Arlington VA Petit Larceny Charge Reduced, Amended, and DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Petit Larceny charge for shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-96) was reduced and amended to “Unlawful Entry,” which was then DISMISSED. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Value Over $4,750 REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting over $4,750.00 in value of merchandise at Bloomingdales was REDUCED at the Preliminary Hearing to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for a value below $200.00. The sentence was a $250 fine and 4 days remaining to serve in jail, […]

Alexandria VA Federal Larceny Indictment DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Larceny Indictment (United States Law Section 18 U.S.C. 641) for shoplifting merchandise from a store in Ft. Belvoir was DISMISSED. (This is equivalent to VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103 for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny or Misdemeanor Concealing.) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, […]

Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Shoplifting Petit Larceny Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Concealing Charge (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) for shoplifting merchandise from Target was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Alexandria Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge, 4th Offense, REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: After a prior Misdemeanor Petit Larceny conviction in Arlington Virginia, client was charged in Alexandria with a 2nd Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), a 3rd charge for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96), and a 4th charge for Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103). Virginia […]

Petit Larceny Shoplifting in Fairfax Virginia DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) was DROPPED at the first court hearing. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ No Jail & Possession of Burglarious Tools DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Va Code 18.2-95 Felony Grand Larceny charge for shoplifting at Macy’s in Fairfax Virginia was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Larceny charge. The penalty is 6 months of probation. Related Va Code 18.2-94 Felony Possession of Burglarious Tools charge was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court, […]

Misdemeanor Shoplifting Charge in Arlington Virginia DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-103 and VA Code 18.2-96) was AMENDED to an Unlawful Entry charge, and the amended charge was then DISMISSED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

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 […]

Misdemeanor Shoplifting Charge in Arlington Virginia AMENDED to Unlawful Entry & will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge from Shoplifting at Nordstroms (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to an Unlawful Entry charge, VA Code 18.2-121, and per agreement, the Unlawful Entry charge will be DISMISSED after completion of a behavioral class, community service, and good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny, Concealment Felony Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment charge from shoplifting at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor under 18.2-96 with no active jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge from Nordstrom Rack (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to a Trespassing charge and per agreement, the Trespassing charge was DISMISSED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Fairfax Virginia Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED on Appeal

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: After being found Guilty in General District Court of Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96) while represented by another law firm, the clients appealed their case to Circuit Court and hired Marina Medvin. The charge was promptly DROPPED by the government on appeal. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Charges Reduced to One w/ No Jail Time

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: One Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) and one misdemeanor larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) were DROPPED. Remaining count of Grand Larceny resulted in NO active jail time, just probation. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED – Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) was DROPPED after completion of 50 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Northern Virginia Shoplifting/Larceny Misdemeanor Charge will be DISMISSED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and the amended charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior and completion of 35 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, […]

Fairfax County VA Shoplifting Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor Larceny

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny – shoplifting / concealing – charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) with NO ACTIVE jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment / Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) with 8 days to serve at client’s schedule. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Virginia Felony False Pretenses and Conspiracy Charges DROPPED for plea to Misdemeanor Larceny w/ NO JAIL

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Felony fraud charge of Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses (VA Code 18.2-178) and associated Felony Conspiracy charge resulted as follows: both felonies were DROPPED in exchange for a guilty plea to misdemeanor larceny (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO ACTIVE JAIL time, no fines, and no restitution.  

CHARGE DROPPED: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing Charge (VA Code 18.2-103, VA Code 18.2-96) was DROPPED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Credit Card Larceny & Forgery CHARGES DROPPED with plea to Misdemeanor Fraud w/ NO JAIL in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Felony credit card larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-193 – carrying up to 10 years in prison) and a felony credit card forgery charge (VA Code 18.2-192 – carrying up to 20 years in prison) were both DROPPED with a plea to the misdemeanor credit card fraud charge (VA Code 18.2-195 – carrying up […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO active JAIL TIME (with some other conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to a Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) in Loudoun County, Virginia REDUCED to a Misdemeanor (VA Code 18.2-96) with NO active JAIL TIME (with some other conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Charges to be DROPPED: Misdemeanor Larceny / Shoplifting in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia: Two Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charges (VA Code 18.2-96) / Shoplifting Altering Price on Merchandise charges (VA Code 18.2-103) will be DROPPED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Unauthorized Use of Vehicle in Arlington VA Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Arlington, Virginia: Class 6 Felony Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle Charge (VA Code 18.2-102) – equivalent to grand larceny – was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Confession to Felony Embezzlement Charge REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with NO JAIL in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Embezzlement charge (Va. Code 18.2-111) accompanied by a full confession, was REDUCED to a misdemeanor charge, with NO JAIL TIME. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Embezzlement Law:Embezzlement in Virginia: Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Penalties & Defenses.

Virginia Misdemeanor Larceny Shoplifting Charge w/ Confession & Prior Record RESULTS in NO JAIL

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting / Concealing Charge in Virginia (VA Code 18.2-103), committed while on pretrial release pending a Grand Larceny trial (VA Code18.2-95) in Northern Virginia, and accompanied by a full confession, results in a sentence with NO JAIL TIME conditioned on community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor with NO JAIL in Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) with evidence of a written confession was reduced to a misdemeanor with no active jail sentence and a community service requirement. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

5 Counts of Felony Embezzlement Charges REDUCED to just 1 Misdemeanor in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Embezzlement charge (Va. Code 18.2-111) with 5 separate acts of embezzlement and a full hand-written confession, was REDUCED to a misdemeanor charge, with only 10 active days in jail. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia’s Embezzlement Laws: Embezzlement […]