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No credit for time served on unrelated offense (access required)

Where defendant seeks credit for time served on an unrelated offense while waiting to be sentenced on the matter before the court, his motion is denied because the plain terms of Code § 53.1-187 do not grant the court authority to apply credit for unrelated offenses. Further, the statute gives the Virginia Department of Corrections ...