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Altering Gun Serial Number Not ‘Continuing Offense’ (access required)

On rehearing en banc, the Court of Appeals says all evidence indicated the firearm defendant possessed already had its serial number altered when he carried it into Brunswick County, and the court reverses defendant’s conviction for altering the firearm serial number in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-311 because the commonwealth did not prove venue ...

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