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Criminal – Concealed Weapon – Box Cutter (access required)

Because a box cutter carried by defendant and discovered during his arrest for public intoxication is not a weapon as described in Va. Code Sect. 18.2-308(A), his conviction for carrying a concealed weapon in violation of that statute is reversed. At defendant's trial, a deputy testified the box cutter contained two razor blades. The razor blade ...

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