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Defendant Had ‘Constructive Possession’ of Gun (access required)

There was sufficient evidence to convict defendant of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-308.2 even though he was in the back seat of a vehicle in which officers found a firearm underneath the front floor mat. The trial court’s finding of constructive possession was based on more ...