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  • Carroll man charged with abduction

    Thursday Apr 2 | via The Carroll News 

    A Carroll County man is facing charges of abduction, domestic assault and brandishing a firearm after allegedly threatening his wife on March 19. According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, his department was called to the residence of Paul and Trina Martin Caviness in Hillsville at approximately 11 p.m. on March 19. Deputies reported Mrs. Caviness told them she and her husband were arguing, and when she was able to get away from the house, she heard a gunshot. Gardner said she told deputies she believed her husband was still inside.

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I have a D.U.I in another state. and a warrant for FTA. What do I do?
I had a lawyer help reduce the charges but after we agreed to the plea I never heard back. And now I have the warrant for fta. but I'm not getting any info from the court or my old lawyer. I have no idea where to begin or what to do
Did you pay the lawyer? Continue trying to contact the lawyer you think you hired or retain another attorney who...
I got caught for second time in less than 5 years for DUI Bac.is 0.14 got no other charges. Can a lawyer negotiate jail time?
I was going on and off the road. They pulled me over, they ask if I was intoxicated, I said I had 6 beers. they did the test and arrested me. What negotiations can a lawyer do for me?
A lawyer can always negotiate the disposition of a criminal charge. A 2nd offense carries a mandatory 20 days in jail...
I killed a construction worker by DUI in 2008 and got 6 years, 3.5 suspended, and spen t 2.5 years in prison. Now I got
another DUI and had a BAC of 2.5. I'm in jail, have plead GUILTY, and my friend is asking for the answer to this: How much time will I get? There is talk about me getting ALL of my original sentence back. Could I get more than 6 years in prison this time?
The most you could us 3.5 years of suspended time for the violation plus whatever they gave you on the new dui. It...
Alright I was charged with dwi and marijuana possession, searched, and no miranda rights.
After a sobriety test, the officer asked me if he'd find anything illegal, I said no, he then felt my pockets and pulled out a baggy of marijuana, I didn't consent to a search, and I thought they couldn't take out my personal property without asking ME to do so, (unless it be a weapon) , I showed no sign of danger that would even provoke him to search me, he placed me under arrest and stuck me in the cruiser without reading me my rights THEN asked me to consent to a drug test, which ("not knowing my rights to silence" I agreed to... is there a case here?
Case for what...,,,,,,,,,........,,,,,,
Will pre-dated violations affect current unsupervised probation that I was just placed on last week?
I got a first offense non-aggressive DUI in West Virginia in January 2013 - I pleaded a conditional guilty charge because WV let me enter their First Offense DUI Deferral Program where I have to do a mandatory 165 days of interlock and ASAP classes. Upon completion of interlock (around September for me), they will dismiss the charges and then a year from that date, I can motion for my arrest record to be expunged. I got a reckless driving in VA in December 2014 and was convicted/placed on unsupervised probation by VA for the period of April 6, 2015 (my court date) - April 6, 2016. VA doesn't know of my DUI because I entered the deferral program. Therefore, am I at risk of violating my unsupervised probation? I am extremely nervous even though the date of my violation is January 2013
You are in no danger of violating Virginia's unsupervised probation because the DUI in West Virginia occurred before...
Asap drug violation on first dui
I was aressted for 1st DUI got 12 months jail time 11 month 10 days suspended.no probation. Yes asap. I started asap today and failed my drug test. What are the most likely actions that will happen?
I recommend that you consult with your attorney that represented you on the original DUI charge. He/she will be the...
Can I be convicted of DUI as a passenger if vehicle was already stopped and me and the driver had already exited the vehicle
My girlfriend and I pulled up in front of house. She(driver) and I(passenger) got out and began to unload groceries etc. when police pull up and immediately come after me, assuming I was driving. Apparently she was driving with her headlights off leaving the store about 1/4 mile down street. I feel like because I smelled of alcohol and was a little obnoxious that they were determined to arrest me. Driver Can and Will testify to driving the car. First I wasn't driving, 2. Car was parked, 3. Not running, 4. No keys in ignition. 5. Neither my self or driver were in car. It feels like officer made a big mistake but once they determined I had been drinking all I could do is try my best to stay calm and cooperate as best I could.
Can you be charged? Yes! Can you be convicted? Yes!!! Can you fight it?? ABSOLUTELY!!!. This isn't baseball....