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Cop outside home county doesn’t get protections (access required)

A Charlottesville Circuit judge has refused to apply enhanced penalties to a defendant who allegedly punched an officer, because the Albemarle County officer was acting outside his jurisdiction. Defendant Josue Salinas Valdez allegedly attacked two police officers who appeared at his Charlottesville home to investigate a hit-and-run incident, and was shot by police. But in a decision ...