Pulaski, VA asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: In Va can a prosecutor Nolle Proseque a case without prejudice because they can't find the confidential informant?

My son is already a felon as of 6 yrs ago. drug charges. This was a gun charge. My husband sold a gun he had to this CI. My son knew the guy He came wired they had conversation on audio. My husband is accredible and does not a . criminal record at all. Shouldn't that account for something. This happened in our garage. My son was living in our house. But he had an apartment in our basement with a seperate entrance.

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Paula Hough
Paula Hough
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Yes. As long as the the Commonwealth's Attorney can articulate "good cause", three motion to nolle prosequi should be granted.

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