DANIEL DEWAYNE WREDE v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant has not preserved for appeal the issue of whether the trial judge erred in admitting into evidence a recorded telephone message; this Court holds that the trial judge?s error in instructing the jury that it could consider character evidence about appellant in determining his guilt or innocence was harmless

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SELPH v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in convicting appellant for obstruction of justice as the evidence was sufficient to prove appellant attempted to intimidate a witness who was lawfully engaged in the discharge of his duty at the time

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FIELDS v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant?s abduction conviction is affirmed as the evidence was sufficient to prove as a matter of law that appellant?s abduction-detention of the victim was separate and distinct from the restraint inherent in the commission of the crimes of rape and forcible sodomy

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SCOTT v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in concluding that the crimes, by virtue of their striking factual similarities, satisfied the requirements of Rule 3A:6(b), in determining that justice permitted the offenses to be tried simultaneously, and by granting the Commonwealth?s motion for joinder; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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CALLOWAY v. LYNCHBURG DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Summary affirmance ? trial court did not err in finding the evidence sufficient to support the termination of appellant?s parental rights to her sons pursuant to Code Section 16.1-283(B)

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REID v. REID

No error in trial court?s decisions regarding child custody and gross income; that part of the judgment pertaining to child support is reversed and remanded to the trial court to clarify its visitation order and determine whether the shared custody guidelines are applicable; judgment affirmed in part, reversed and remanded in part

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HARLEYSVILLE MUTUAL INSURANCE v. MOLLOY

For reasons set forth in the case of Molloy v. Abbeyshroul, Inc., it is not necessary for the Court to address the issues raised in this cross-appeal

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OTEY v. ROANOKE CITY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Trial court did not err in finding that the department of social services proved by clear and convincing evidence that appellant?s parental rights should be terminated pursuant to Code Section 16.1-283(C); Rule 5A:18 precludes appellate review of appellant?s argument that the trial court erred by denying his pretrial motion to disqualify the guardian ad litem and to appoint a replacement

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MOLLOY v. ABBEYSHROUL INC.

Commission did not err in finding that an independent intervening cause attributable to appellant?s own intentional conduct caused the amputation of his right arm; commission?s decision denying appellant?s claim for benefits and medical expenses related to his injury by accident is affirmed

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TURNER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by denying appellant?s motion to suppress as the officers had probable cause to arrest appellant for possession of cocaine

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BRAXTON v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in ruling that appellant?s statements to his wife were admissible and were not subject to the confidential spousal communication privilege; judgment of trial court affirmed

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OSTRANDER v. FULLER

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee proved he sustained an injury by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment and that employer had two or more employees regularly in service, and thus was an employer subject to the Workers? Compensation Act

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FORD v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to suppress as the officer did not exceed the scope of the original, valid pat down by ordering appellant to remove his foot from his shoe

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WREDE v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant has not preserved for appeal the issue of whether the trial judge erred in admitting into evidence a recorded telephone message; this Court holds that the trial judge?s error in instructing the jury that it could consider character evidence about appellant in determining his guilt or innocence was harmless

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FLETCHER v. HUGH M. MORRIS CONSTRUCTION

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellant was an independent contractor and not an employee of Hugh M. Morris Construction, Inc.

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JAMES PAUL VENABLE, JR. v. COMMONWEALTH

This Court holds that the trial court did not contravene the Self-Incrimination Clause of the Fifth Amendment when it found that appellant violated a condition of his probation; trial court did it violate the Fifth Amendment by ordering appellant to enroll in an alternative sex-offender treatment program

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JOSE A. ACUNA v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting appellant?s statement of refusal to take a breath test, by admitting records of two prior driving under the influence convictions, and by admitting the Division of Motor Vehicles record of his adjudication as an habitual offender; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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MARIE HUGHES v. WAYNE LAMAR HUGHES

Summary affirmance ? trial judge did not abuse his discretion in failing to identify the statutory factors while awarding husband the thrift savings plan; this Court cannot consider appellant?s argument that the trial judge abused his discretion by fixing the amount and duration of her spousal support as appellant failed to preserve this issue for appeal

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VENABLE v. COMMONWEALTH

This Court holds that the trial court did not contravene the Self-Incrimination Clause of the Fifth Amendment when it found that appellant violated a condition of his probation; trial court did it violate the Fifth Amendment by ordering appellant to enroll in an alternative sex-offender treatment program

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PINOTH v. GLAIZE COMPANY

Commission did not err in finding claimant willfully violated a known safety rule in violation of Code Section 65.2-306 and in not addressing the deputy commissioner?s ruling that claimant?s injury did not occur in the course of his employment

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VIRGINIA FARM BUREAU v. SMART DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS

This Court holds the commission did not have jurisdiction to issue an opinion in this matter as it did not relate to a workers? compensation claim; commission?s decision is reversed and this appeal is dismissed

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SMART DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS v. VIRGINIA FARM BUREAU

This Court holds the commission did not have jurisdiction to issue an opinion in this matter as it did not relate to a workers? compensation claim; commission?s decision is reversed and this appeal is dismissed

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ACUNA v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by admitting appellant?s statement of refusal to take a breath test, by admitting records of two prior driving under the influence convictions, and by admitting the Division of Motor Vehicles record of his adjudication as an habitual offender; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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HUGHES v. HUGHES

Summary affirmance ? trial judge did not abuse his discretion in failing to identify the statutory factors while awarding husband the thrift savings plan; this Court cannot consider appellant?s argument that the trial judge abused his discretion by fixing the amount and duration of her spousal support as appellant failed to preserve this issue for appeal

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WEAVER v. LLOYD

Summary affirmance ? trial court did not err in changing custody of the parties? children to father

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TYRONE ALONZO BULLOCK v. COMMONWEALTH (121057)

Trial court did not err in refusing to consider the possibility of allowing appellant to serve any part of his sentences in a juvenile facility and in concluding it lacked the discretion to suspend any portion of the mandatory minimum sentences on the firearm convictions or to set those sentences to run concurrently

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SANDRA H. O?HARA v. TIM PRICE O?HARA (121054)

Trial court did not err in finding that wife cohabitated with another person in a relationship analogous to marriage for a period of more than one year; the decree terminating husband?s spousal support obligation is affirmed

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