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Criminal – Gun Possession – Drug Paraphernalia (access required)

A defendant's conviction of possession of a firearm while in possession of cocaine is affirmed despite his claim that the commonwealth failed to prove he was aware of the presence of a set of scales, which contained cocaine residue, located inside a locked safe. Citing Burchette v. Commonwealth, 15 Va. App. 432 (1992), defendant argues that ...