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Criminal – Suspended Sentence Revocation – Indefinite Sentence (access required)

When the trial court revoked the suspension of defendant's prison sentence for committing forcible sodomy, it abused its discretion by imposing an indefinite sentence. We agree with defendant that the trial court's imposition of an "indefinite period" of supervised probation was improper under Hartless v. Commonwealth, 29 Va. App. 172 (1999). Here, the trial court suspended the ...

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