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CAV: Convictions for spitting at officers upheld (access required)

Although no one saw actual spittle, testimony from three witnesses who saw and heard the defendant spit at two law enforcement officers was sufficient to support her convictions for assaulting the officers by spitting at them. Background King William County Sheriff’s Deputies K. Greene and M. Boyle were dispatched to search for a possibly intoxicated driver.  At ...