When it comes to theft crimes, most individuals in Virginal probably think of things such as robbery, shoplifting or larceny. A growing type of theft crime across the country is ID theft, and individuals who are accused of ID theft can face stiff penalties if convicted.
Any time a Newport News criminal defendant is convicted of the same crime more than once, penalties can increase substantially. A Virginia defendant convicted of multiple offenses for driving under the influence may be facing severe punishments for a felony. For this reason, any DUI charge becomes a very serious one.
You don't have to physically commit a crime to be charged with something. Knowing about a crime without reporting it or aiding in a crime in anyway can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges. For a Virginia news anchor, romantic involvement with someone accused of fraud and theft crimes resulted in court ordered restitution.