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Criminal – Revocation – Suspended Sentence – Limitations – Expiration (access required)

Although defendant claims the statute of limitations had expired on the underlying charge of issuing bad checks, the trial court nevertheless had jurisdiction under Va. Code § 19.2-306 to revoke defendant's suspended sentence pursuant to his conviction. Defendant was out of the jurisdiction, in Pennsylvania, for at least the period of Jan. 16, 1987 through ...