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Double Jeopardy Rejected in Larceny Case (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s conviction for both grand larceny under Va. Code §18.2-95 and larceny with intent to distribute under Code § 18.2-108.01 for the theft and later pawn shop sale of a video game console; the appellate court rejects defendant’s claim that prosecuting both crimes constitutes double jeopardy because both offenses stemmed ...

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