If you are arrested and never actually convicted of the crime, you may be surprised to learn that the arrest will stay on your record well into your future. That arrest will also remain as publically accessible information, which means it may show up on background checks. Even without a conviction, you could still find it hard to get a job, housing or financial aid.
A Virginia man is facing serious charges after authorities claim he was involved in the prostitution of a minor. The 20-year-old is a resident of Virginia Beach. He was arrested after allegedly interacting with an undercover police officer who was posing as someone who was shopping online for sexual encounters. He now faces serious federal crimes charges in connection with the incident.
A fatal auto accident recently took place on a Campbell County road. That tragic event has led to a number of devastating outcomes for multiple families. One man has been charged with DUI in connection with the accident, and could face additional charges in the weeks ahead. Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate the accident.
It is a frustrating misconception that you can talk your way out of any situation with the police. In fact, most people who believe they can do this actively end up hurting themselves before police even arrest them.