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Criminal – Trespass – Posting Sign – Authority To Post (access required)

Without evidence that a “No Trespassing” sign was posted by a person authorized by Va. Code § 18.2-119 to prohibit entry upon the private property in question, the commonwealth failed to put on sufficient evidence of defendant’s guilt, and his trespass conviction is reversed by the Virginia Supreme Court. Defendant argues that the only testimony other ...