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Trespass plea did not bar burglary conviction (access required)

Even though appellant pleaded guilty to trespass, this did not preclude a conviction for statutory burglary arising from the same incident. Code § 18.2-92 provides that statutory burglary is a breaking and entering with intent to commit any misdemeanor except assault or trespass. But the evidence supports a finding that appellant entered a residence intending to ...