Getting a DUI isn't ever something that someone wants to have to go through. Just seeing those flashing lights behind you is sometimes enough to scare you into never getting behind the wheel after drinking again. If you are facing DUI charges, it is always important to remember that you have the right to defend yourself against the charges. That fact is especially important now for residents of Virginia Beach because of a change that affects the way DUI cases are handled within the jurisdiction.
When you are dealing with people you know and love, there is a chance that even a simple incident can turn into something more. During those times, it is easy to lose your temper and act out of character. For one Virginia man, being ask to leave an apartment seems to be the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.
When people need to make money, they might turn to drugs to make some fast cash. That desire to make money quickly and the lure of what can be made in the world of drugs can easily become more temptation than someone can handle. Four Virginia residents are now facing charges related to methamphetamine manufacturing in a mobile home park.
Each year, the Virginia State Police release a report that shows what crime trends are doing in the state. The report for 2013 was just released recently, and the numbers show some points that might interest readers in the state.