The United States Marshals Service came to northern Virginia in June of last year to track down a man they believe is guilty of theft. The item he supposedly stole was a first edition Book of Mormon, which was owned by an elderly female bookstore owner living outside of the state.
The former police chief in Pennington Gap, Virginia, recently admitted to distributing prescription drugs in addition to orchestrating the robbery of a popular pharmacy chain with other individuals. With an overwhelming amount of evidence weighing against the man, he owned up to the drug-related offenses, which included conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute oxycodone and burglary.
A man from Richmond, Virginia, decided that he would not try to fight his criminal charges, instead, pleading guilty in a federal court. The 49-year-old man was recently accused of stealing a truck. However, this was not just any ordinary auto theft.
Police rounded up three boys and one girl in Manassas, charging them for their alleged roles in a recent carjacking. The subsequent juvenile theft crime charges ranged from carjacking and use of a firearm in commission of a felony to receiving stolen property.
When public officials are charged with crimes, sometimes it is better to deal with the issue quietly, forgoing a public trial.