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CAV: Restitution improper for losses outside conviction (access required)

The circuit court erred in ordering a defendant to pay the total value of the victim’s stolen items, when a television was the only item found in his possession as the basis for his conviction. Background Leroy Ellis entered an Alford guilty plea to receiving stolen property, and the Commonwealth moved to nolle prosequi charges for burglary, larceny ...