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Virginia Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication: Virginia Misdemeanor Criminal Offense What is public intoxication law in Virginia? Drunk in Public or Public Intoxication is the Virginia criminal misdemeanor charge for public displays of drunkenness. Virginia law 18.2-388 punishes drunk behavior in public places. A conviction for public intoxication, or for being drunk in public, is punished […]

ALL 3 CHARGES DROPPED Related to Public Intoxication and Destruction of Property in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Three misdemeanor charges – Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Fairfax County Code 5-1-1), associated Destruction of Property Charge, and Open Container Charge (Fairfax Code 5-1-25) – were all DROPPED. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in […]

Fairfax County Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge 5-1-1 DROPPED at First Appearance

Fairfax County, Virginia: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge, County Code 5-1-1, Va Law 18.2-388, was DROPPED at the initial appearance. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirements