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COMMONWEALTH v. DESEI

Trial court erred in finding that the government initiated the contact with appellant and in granting appellant?s motion to suppress; judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for a determination of whether appellant knowingly and intelligently waived his previously invoked right to counsel

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MCGINNISS v. MCGINNISS

Judgment declining to award appellant the survivor annuity benefit to appellee?s pension and in refusing to re-refer that issue to the commissioner in chancery are affirmed; judgment limiting appellant?s marital share of appellee?s pension benefits to a fixed amount as if appellee had retired on the date of separation is reversed, and this matter is remanded to the trial court

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GARY DALE LONDON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court abused its discretion by not permitting the substitution of retained counsel and in not granting a reasonable continuance for him to prepare for trial; appellant?s convictions are reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court

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BOOKER v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant?s convictions of forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, and abduction are affirmed as appellant?s right to a statutory speedy trial under Code Section 19.2-243 was not violated

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LONDON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court abused its discretion by not permitting the substitution of retained counsel and in not granting a reasonable continuance for him to prepare for trial; appellant?s convictions are reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court

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JAMES RICHARD CHRISTOPHER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion by relying on the indictments and in denying appellant?s motion for a bill of particulars; the remaining issues are procedurally barred; appellant?s convictions are affirmed

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DARRIO L. COST v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to suppress as the officer had probable cause to seize the capsules after a pat down; trial court did not err in finding the evidence sufficient to convict appellant of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute

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KISER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to suppress evidence; appellant?s conviction for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute is affirmed

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COST v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to suppress as the officer had probable cause to seize the capsules after a pat down; trial court did not err in finding the evidence sufficient to convict appellant of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute

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ROCKINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL v. SHIFFLETT

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee established she sustained a change in condition causally related to her compensable right knee injury, and, therefore, the two-year limitations period contained in Code Section 65.2-708 was applicable to her claim for temporary total disability benefits

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BOOKER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court?s judgment is affirmed as the trial judge permissibly instructed the jury that the court had ?the power to reduce, but not increase the sentence? fixed by the jury; appellant?s sentence is affirmed

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COLEMAN HOMES v. LYNCH

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding that appellee proved permanent and total work incapacity causally related to his work-related brain injury

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O?ROURKE v. VUTURO

Trial court possessed subject matter jurisdiction to adjudicate this case; trial court did not err by granting appellee visitation with appellants? child; no error in trial court?s ordering the evaluation under the authority of Code Section 20-124.2(D)

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KELLUP LAMONTE BROOKS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificates of analysis without having the forensic analyst present to testify as appellant waived his rights to confrontation by failing to properly avail himself of the protections of Code Section 19.2-187.1; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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JONES v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying appellant?s motion for leave to withdraw his guilty pleas; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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MCDUFFIE v. COMMONWEALTH

As appellant failed to prove the vehicle was ?not his own,? appellant?s convictions of two counts of felony destruction of property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle are affirmed

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BROOKS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificates of analysis without having the forensic analyst present to testify as appellant waived his rights to confrontation by failing to properly avail himself of the protections of Code Section 19.2-187.1; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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HOWELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in requiring that appellant make restitution for the cost of a security system installed after appellant burglarized a business; appellant?s convictions of statutory burglary and grand larceny are affirmed

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KATRINA M. MCKEEL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificate of blood alcohol analysis without the live testimony of the operator of the breath test as appellant waived her rights to confrontation and cross-examination by failing to avail herself of her statutory right under Code Section 19.2-187.1 to subpoena the operator of the breath test

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JOSEPH BOOKER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court?s judgment is affirmed as the trial judge permissibly instructed the jury that the court had ?the power to reduce, but not increase the sentence? fixed by the jury; appellant?s sentence is affirmed

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LLOYD DAREN HOWELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in requiring that appellant make restitution for the cost of a security system installed after appellant burglarized a business; appellant?s convictions of statutory burglary and grand larceny are affirmed

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CAMPBELL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge?s admission of the nurse?s report as a business record exception to the hearsay rule was harmless error; evidence was sufficient to support appellant?s conviction for rape

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MCKEEL v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting the certificate of blood alcohol analysis without the live testimony of the operator of the breath test as appellant waived her rights to confrontation and cross-examination by failing to avail herself of her statutory right under Code Section 19.2-187.1 to subpoena the operator of the breath test

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JACKSON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in finding the evidence was sufficient to support appellant?s conviction for obtaining money by false pretenses; judgment is reversed and the indictment is dismissed

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