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Double Jeopardy Objection Waived (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s sentences for driving in violation of two statutes; this case is controlled by West v. Commonwealth, 43 Va. App. 327 (2004): defendant’s ex parte communication asking for concurrent sentences does not allow him to assert a double jeopardy objection on appeal. Defendant was convicted of driving in violation of two ...