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Possessing stolen property risks conviction says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Possessing recently stolen property risks a theft conviction and possibly worse, says Fairfax criminal lawyer Possessing recently stolen property risks criminal prosecution. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer who has defended hundreds of people prosecuted for alleged misdemeanor and felony theft, I know that for starters that...

Trespassing conviction may not bar a burglary prosecution in Virginia

Trespassing may be prosecuted in Virginia both for remaining on property after the owner's authorized agent says to leave, and entering property posted against doing so. Va. Code § 18.2-119. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that such a conviction does not automatically preclude...