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Victim provided credible evidence about assault (access required)

The victim provided credible evidence that appellant beat her on two different occasions after she initially refused to drive him to an automotive race track. Delayed report The victim, Garver, appellant Sturdy’s live-in girlfriend, testified that the first assault occurred ...

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Inadequate courtroom prompts venue change (access required)

Where two defendants in this four co-defendant jury trial have moved to change venue from Fauquier County, the motions are granted because the existing courtrooms in Fauquier County cannot adequately handle the logistics of conducting the trial. Introduction Four defendants ...

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