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

Drunk in Public / Public Swearing and Intoxication is a Misdemeanor Criminal Offense Under Virginia Law 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 […]

Charge to be DISMISSED: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Arrest in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED after completion of community service. 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

All Charges DROPPED: Misdemeanor Obstructing Justice / Police and Drunk in Public in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VA: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge of Obstructing Justice / Performance of a Law Enforcement / Police Officer while that Officer is Effectuating an Arrest (Va Code 18.2-460) was DROPPED together with an accompanying Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388). Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN […]

Charge to be DISMISSED: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Arrest in Northern Virginia

Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED after completion of community service. 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

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax Virginia: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) has been DROPPED. 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

DISMISSED Misdemeanor Drunk in Public in Arlington, Virginia

Arlington, Virginia Criminal defense attorney case result: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Law 18.2-388) was DISMISSED.   § 18.2-388. Profane swearing and intoxication in public; penalty If any person profanely curses or swears or is intoxicated in public, whether such intoxication results from alcohol, narcotic drug or other intoxicant or drug of whatever nature, […]