CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:
Disorderly Conduct Misdemeanor charge for an incident at an Arlington restaurant / bar resulted in NON-PROSECUTION of the charges.
Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia.
Read more about Disorderly Conduct Law here: Virginia Disorderly Conduct Laws, Penalties, and Defenses for Charges – Va Code 18.2-415
Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result.
§ 18.2-415. Disorderly conduct in public places.
C. Willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, and whether such intoxication results from self-administered alcohol or other drug of whatever nature, disrupts the operation of any school or any activity conducted or sponsored by any school, if the disruption (i) prevents or interferes with the orderly conduct of the operation or activity or (ii) has a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, the disruption is directed.
However, the conduct prohibited under subdivision A, B or C of this section shall not be deemed to include the utterance or display of any words or to include conduct otherwise made punishable under this title.
The person in charge of any such building, place, conveyance, meeting, operation or activity may eject therefrom any person who violates any provision of this section, with the aid, if necessary, of any persons who may be called upon for such purpose.
The governing bodies of counties, cities and towns are authorized to adopt ordinances prohibiting and punishing the acts and conduct prohibited by this section, provided that the punishment fixed therefor shall not exceed that prescribed for a Class 1 misdemeanor. A person violating any provision of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.