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Jackson v. Commonwealth

Facts:

When defendant attempted to sell drugs to a minor, the police secured the permission of her parents to involve the minor in the investigation. Defendant was arrested and charged with distributing cocaine to a minor when he attempted to carry out a drug transaction with the minor.  Defendant appealed his conviction.  On appeal, the court affirmed the conviction that was entered by the trial court. The court held that, when the evidence was viewed in the light most favorable to the theory of entrapment, it was still clear that defendant initiated the drug transaction with the minor and that the police merely afforded an opportunity for him to commit the offense. The court further rejected defendant’s contention that the Commonwealth had to prove he knew the girl was a minor.

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Virginia Drug Laws For Minors Attorneys Distribution Cocaine

Virginia Drug Laws For Minors Attorneys Distribution Cocaine

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • The mere fact that a defendant testifies that an undercover operative first brought up the subject of drugs does not entitle him to an instruction on entrapment.
  • The phrase, “knowingly or intentionally,” in Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-255, modifies the phrase, “distribute any drug..” The Commonwealth is required to prove that a defendant knowingly or intentionally distributed a controlled drug. The statute does not require proof that a defendant knew the age of his drug purchaser.

If you have been charged with a criminal drug case in Virginia and you are a minor, contact our law firm for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your drug case.  An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

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.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 A Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Article written by A Sris

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These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.