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Sufficient evidence for assault, gun offenses (access required)

Where appellant was found guilty of possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, assault and battery of a family or household member, strangulation, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, sufficient evidence supports the convictions. Strangulation Appellant “Fate ...

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Evidence supports conviction for felony drug charges (access required)

Sufficient evidence supports appellant’s convictions for three felony drug possession charges and a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a child. Further, any error in admitting evidence that appellant was a sex offender was harmless. Constructive possession “To ...

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Sufficient evidence supports firearm convictions (access required)

There was sufficient evidence to support appellant’s convictions for multiple firearm offenses. Introduction “Turner appeals five criminal convictions: felony possession of a firearm after conviction of a non-violent felony, … misdemeanor reckless handling of a firearm, … misdemeanor discharging a ...

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Virginia Court of Appeals – Unpublished decisions affirmed per curiam (access required)

Criminal Appellant’s convictions for multiple drug offenses are affirmed. Pettis argues evidence was obtained during an illegal vehicle search. The police officer’s “interaction with Pettis began as a consensual encounter. … Very quickly, however, Ramsey detected the odor of marijuana ...

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