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Officer's DUI Trial in Federal Court

Posted by Vic Carmody | Mar 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A police officer with the Virginia Beach Police will not face state charges for her arrest for an alleged DUI. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office has referred the case to federal court as the incident occurred on federal property with Navy officials making the stop and conducting the investigation. 

"After our review, we have determined that U.S. District Court in Norfolk is the appropriate venue for this case.  The incident occurred on federal property, and Navy officials made the stop and conducted the investigation.  The Virginia Beach Police Department was not involved or notified until several hours later," according to Commonwealth's Attorney spokeswoman Macie Allen.  

It is alleged that Hobbs had an alcohol concentration nearly three times the legal limit and had kids in the vehicle when she attempted to enter the Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex in February.

Source: abc13newsnow

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Victor Carmody was employed by the Jackson Police Department as a police lieutenant from 1973-1980. With attorney Vic Carmody you get the best defense from knowing both sides of Mississippi driving under the influence (DUI / ms dui) law. Vic Carmody is an original Founding Regent and served as Dean of the National College for DUI Defense 2001-2002. He currently serves as a Fellow of the college and is active as an instructor during the summer trial college at Harvard Law School. Vic Carmody is the only attorney in the state who is board certified by the National College of DUI Defense. He is also the only attorney in the state who owns the Intoxilyzer® 8000 machine and possesses a DOT permit to operate the Intoxilyzer® 8000. He is the author Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence, 1st and 2nd editions, Mississippi DUI: Law & Practice, and the Mississippi Criminal Trial Practice Forms manual, part of Thomson West's "Mississippi Practice Series." Additionally, The DUI Book: Mississippi Edition, written by Victor Carmody and co-authored with Atlanta attorney William C. Head, is in the process of publication. Vic is the attorney who wrote the books on DUI defense in Mississippi! Vic Carmody has handled and tried DUI cases in 8 States and has presented DUI seminars in 15 states and 4 foreign countries. Mr. Carmody is considered by many as the best DUI attorney in the state. He was recently selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Mississippi by The American Trial Lawyers Association. Vic currently serves as DUI chairman for continuing education seminars for the University of Mississippi. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and he was recently selected as a Super Lawyer in DUI and criminal defense by the prestigious Super Lawyers organization. Vic is admitted to practice in all state courts in Mississippi, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Missisisppi, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Come see us in Flowood, at 781 Liberty Road, across from the Atmos Energy building.

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