Tag Archives: Possession of Marijuana

Virginia Law & Defenses: Possession of Marijuana and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana PWID

Possession of Marijuana Penalties: Possession of Marijuana is illegal under Virginia law. VA Law § 18.2-250.1 penalizes possession of marijuana as a misdemeanor criminal offense. First offense possession of marijuana is punished by up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, 6 months loss of driver’s license, and a mandatory drug program. Second offense possession […]

Possession of Marijuana Law & Procedure for Fairfax County, Virginia

Possession of Marijuana Law and Procedure for Fairfax County, Virginia The prosecution of simple cases of possession of marijuana in Fairfax County is different than the prosecution of these cases in other Virginia jurisdictions. The newly elected Fairfax County prosecutor declared on January 2, 2020, that his team is expected to non-prosecute charges of marijuana possession in […]

Federal Charge for Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria DISMISSED Prior to First Court Appearance

FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Possession of Marijuana on federal US Military base Fort Belvoir, Virginia resulted in DISMISSAL of charge prior to first court date. Read more about Federal Marijuana Law here: Federal Penalties & Defense for Simple Possession of Marijuana and […]

Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charge was threatened to be increased to the more appropriate charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana; but the Defense prevailed and instead of an increase, the charge was reduced and amended to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia. No drug […]

Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria Virginia Results in Paraphernalia Plea Deal, No Probation and No Loss of Driver’s License

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Possession of Marijuana resulted in a Possession of Paraphernalia Plea deal, with just a $100 fine. No jail time, no license suspension, no probation, no drug testing, no loss of license, and no community service. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

Motions and Trial in Arlington Virginia for Possession of Marijuana Results in DISMISSAL Disposition

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Trial and various motions for a Possession of Marijuana charge (VA Code 18.250.1) resulted in a Dismissal disposition for the client pursuant to VA Code 18.251. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor […]

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Possession of Drug – Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor possession of drugs / marijuana charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was dropped at the first court appearance. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ