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Writ of habeas corpus dismissed (access required)

A man convicted of grand larceny failed to prove ineffective assistance of counsel and other errors that would warrant habeas relief. Background Mark Wright was indicted upon several charges including a charge of robbery in violation of Code § 18.2-58. ...

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Use of cell phone site data in drug case was valid (access required)

Law enforcement officers who witnessed a drug transaction acted in good faith when they sought historical cell phone site location data based on the law at the time, and defendant’s conviction is affirmed. Background After Alexandria police detectives witnessed appellant ...

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