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Extra Drug Evidence Was ‘Harmless Error’ (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia reinstates defendant’s drug conviction, holding that any error by the trial court in considering “various other indicia of distribution” gathered when police searched a plastic bag in a motel room occupied by defendant’s girlfriend, after finding raw heroin, cash and two cell phones on defendant’s person, was harmless. Correct standard The Court of ...