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Criminal – Felony Eluding – Suspected Drunken Driver (access required)

A driver first clocked at 72 mph in a 35-mph zone, who continued to drive erratically and ignored an officer’s emergency lights for two miles, can be convicted of felony eluding under Va. Code § 46.2-817(B), the Court of Appeals holds. The statute forbids a person, after seeing or hearing a police officer’s command to stop, ...