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‘Similar Offense’ Objection Dropped (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s bench trial conviction under Va. Code § 18.2-248(C) for second offense possession of heroin with intent to distribute:  although defendant initially objected to evidence of his prior conviction under § 18.2-255.2 for possession of heroin on school property with intent to distribute, he failed to renew that objection in ...

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