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Notice to Defendant Inadequate for Revocation (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses revocation of defendant’s suspended sentence for cocaine distribution; the circuit court erred in allowing the commonwealth to present evidence during the revocation hearing regarding allegations for which defendant had not received written notice. A letter to the prosecutor regarding defendant’s probationary status referenced a 2013 cocaine possession conviction in Prince George ...

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