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Criminal – Concealed Weapon – Knife (access required)

A defendant who was approached at night in a drugstore parking lot and arrested for public intoxication can be convicted of carrying a concealed weapon as a felon because the "long black-handled knife" with a sheath found in defendant's back pocket was a weapon of "like kind" under Va. Code Sect. 18.2-308(A). Virginia Code Sect. 18.2-308(A) ...