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Expungement OK After Charge Reduced (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court grants a petition to expunge police and court records relating to petitioner’s 2001 arrest for sale and/or distribution of marijuana, which was nolle prossed, and a 2010 arrest for reckless driving, which was reduced to improper driving. Under Va. Code § 19.2-392.2(A), if a person is acquitted of a crime, if a ...