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 […]

Arlington Virginia Public Intoxication Charge to be DISMISSED with Community Service

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) will be DISMISSED without the client needing to come back to court as long as 35 hours of community service are completed within four months. Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia Read more about […]

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, […]