CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:
Misdemeanor charge for obstructing a police officer under Va Law § 18.2-460 resulted in DROPPED charges at the first hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia.
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§ 18.2-460. Obstructing justice; resisting arrest; fleeing from a law-enforcement officer; penalties.A. If any person without just cause knowingly obstructs a judge, magistrate, justice, juror, attorney for the Commonwealth, witness, any law-enforcement officer, or animal control officer employed pursuant to § 3.2-6555 in the performance of his duties as such or fails or refuses without just cause to cease such obstructionwhen requested to do so by such judge, magistrate, justice, juror, attorney for the Commonwealth, witness, law-enforcement officer, or animal control officer employed pursuant to § 3.2-6555, he is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.