Despite having 24 traffic cases continued due to weather-related court closures at the end of February, we managed to squeak in dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, Newport News, and Portsmouth. Most of the dismissals were for reckless driving charges.

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Williamsburg GDC - 2015.02.02

  • February 4, 2015 – Accomack General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed for 85/50.  Outcome: Dismissed.  No court costs or fines!Accomack GDC - 2015.02.04
  • February 10, 2015 – Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving for driving two abreast in one lane.  Outcome: Dismissed.  No court costs or fines!Chesapeake GDC - 2015.02.10
  • February 12, 2015 – Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving generally for flipping a tractor trailor.  Outcome: Reduced to Improper Driving.Chesapeake GDC - 2015.02.12
  • February 19, 2015 – Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed for 83/60.  Outcome: Reduced to speeding at 75/60.Chesapeake GDC - 2015.02.19
  • March 2, 2015 – Portsmouth General District Court, Charge: Failure to yield at a left turn.  Outcome: Dismissed.  No court costs or fines!Portsmouth 2015.03.02
  • March 3, 2015 – Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed for 81/60.  Outcome: Dismissed.NN GDC - 2015.03.03

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