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February 2014 Archives

Virginia teen in dangerous police case could be tried as adult

A 15-year-old Virginia boy could be facing multiple charges, including attempted capital murder, after leading police on a dangerous chase through three counties. It included some time on Interstate 95 and ended in Spotsylvania. Although multiple vehicles were struck and one rolled over, there were no serious injuries.

Virginia county has fewer DUI deaths, but more arrests

Law enforcement officials in Frederick County say that a nearly 40 percent drop in DUI-related accidents last year is in part because of a new Virginia law. That law, which took effect last year, requires people convicted of DUI to have an interlock ignition device installed in their vehicle -- even when it is their first offense.

Two men arrested in Williamsburg drug raid to face grand jury

Two of the four men arrested as the result of a Williamsburg, Virginia, drug raid this past November have appeared in court for preliminary hearings, and their cases will go to a grand jury next month. The defendants, both in their thirties, are facing felony charges of manufacturing and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

Virginia man gets 15 years in prison on assault charges

A man from Front Royal is now paying the price after attacking three police officers in July 2012. He faces bodily injury and assault and battery charges for the incident. He was also originally charged with attempted murder for seriously injuring one of the officers, but that charge was dropped under a plea deal. His punishment will include 15 years in prison and up to 10 years of supervised probation. After that, he will face unsupervised probation for the rest of his life.

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