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April 2017 Archives

Drunk driving: when one or two becomes four or more

The day began innocently enough. It was a Sunday afternoon in Portsmouth, and you and a few buddies went out to the ball game. A few beers and a few hotdogs later, the game is over and you head over to bar. A couple more rounds are consumed and then you head towards home.

Police chase, standoff leads to multiple charges in Portsmouth

Things escalated quickly for a 28-year-old Portsmouth man following a police attempt to pull him over for driving with a known revoked license near Duke and Effingham Street in Portsmouth, Virginia, last Sunday night shortly before 8:00 p.m. The man, driving a black Mercedes, led the cops on a slow-speed chase, which ended when police laid out a spike strip on Frederick Boulevard. The vehicle came to a stop beside a gas station near Interstate 264, but the night was not over.

Criminal defense includes having a strong team beside you

Virginia residents may have heard the common proverb, "To err is human," often attributed to the late, great English poet Alexander Pope. The line is true. Humans, by our very nature, are not perfect. We make mistakes, we may not make the wisest decisions or use good judgement before doing something. Unfortunately, this can lead to illegal behavior, which may put you in a very bad situation.