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Criminal – Speedy Trial Act – B&E – Credit Card Theft (access required)

As defendant failed to object to a commonwealth motion for a continuance, the speedy trial statute was tolled during that continuance, and defendant cannot demonstrate a speedy trial violation under the Virginia statute; the Court of Appeals affirms his convictions for breaking and entering and credit card theft. Defendant argued the continuance at issue should not ...