Want to know where the cops are checking for drunken drivers? There’s an app for that. Or at least, there was. Apple has put the kibosh on mobile applications that identify DUI checkpoints unless the checkpoints have been publicly announced. ...Read More »
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The case of Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts has proved to be more of a paperwork burden for prosecutors and the Department of Forensic Science than a boon for criminal defendants and their attorneys. The ruling generally requires laboratory analysts to testify ...Read More »
WILLIAMSBURG – Meet Virginia’s new breathalyzer, same as the old breathalyzer. “Both instruments are equally accurate and precise,” says Alka Lohmann, the woman responsible for calibrating the state’s breath alcohol machines and training their operators. She’s talking about the Intoxylizer ...
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Virginia Beach lawyer Claude M. Scialdone pleaded guilty yesterday to possession of cocaine. Scialdone, 65, had disposition of the charge deferred for a year under the Virginia law that applies to first-time drug offenders. The charge will be dismissed if he ...Read More »
VIRGINIA BEACH—Former NFL star Bruce Smith has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Virginia. Smith was fined $1,000 and given a 90-day suspended sentence Thursday in a plea agreement with Virginia Beach prosecutors, who dropped charges of speeding and refusal ...Read More »