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Tag Archives: Judge Randolph A. Beales

Sex crimes victim gave credible testimony (access required)

Appellant’s convictions for object sexual penetration and aggravated sexual battery, both involving a child under 13 years old, are affirmed. Credibility Appellant Mayo argues that the victim’s testimony was “inherently incredible and uncorroborated,” given her delay in reporting Mayo’s abuse, ...

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Abuse victim’s testimony alone sufficient to convict (access required)

Where appellant attacked his convictions for multiple sex crimes, arguing that the young victim’s testimony was not buttressed with corroborating eyewitnesses, or with medical and forensic evidence, his convictions are affirmed. The victim’s testimony alone was sufficient to convict. Sufficient ...

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Amended sentencing statute does not apply to appellant’s case (access required)

Where a sentencing statute was amended after proceedings to revoke appellant’s suspended sentences commenced, the circuit court’s ruling that the amended statute does not apply to appellant is affirmed. Taylor v. Commonwealth, 44 Va. App. 179 (2004), provides “that ‘when ...

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