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Dealing Drug Charge – Virginia Lawyers

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Drug Charge defense in Virginia

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James Peter v. Commonwealth

Facts:

A police officer was conducting surveillance of a known drug area and listening to transmissions made by another undercover officer who was participating in a drug sale. The undercover officer informed the other officer that the drug seller, a black man, was leaving the building. Defendant was the next black man to leave the building and, when he saw the officer approach, defendant threw something away. Defendant was arrested and a pager and money were found on him. Cocaine was discovered near the arrest scene. Defendant was convicted of the drug charge, and the court affirmed the judgment, finding that there was sufficient circumstantial evidence to support the conviction.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • An appeals court will not disturb a trial court’s refusal to suppress evidence seized in a warrantless search unless the holding is plainly wrong or unsupported by the evidence, when viewed in the light most favorable to the prosecution.
  • Probable cause is more than “mere suspicion.” Probable cause deals with probabilities, factual and practical considerations in everyday life on which reasonable and prudent persons, not legal technicians, act.
  • Possession of a quantity of drugs greater than that ordinarily possessed for personal use can prove intent to distribute.

Drug Charge defense in Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

A Sris
Sris Law Group
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