Virginia Legal News

Teen charged with attempted capital murder of Va. Beach police officer

Posted in News by bobloblawsblog on October 10, 2008

VIRGINIA BEACH – An 18-year-old is charged with trying to kill a police officer.  Justin Patriquin is due to be arraigned Friday afternoon on charges of attempted capital murder and use of a firearm, according to online court records.  Police say he fired shots when the car he was in was stopped around 1:30 a.m. October 5 on suspicion of reckless driving.

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Man who put boy in trunk after crash pleads guilty

Posted in News by bobloblawsblog on September 21, 2008

CULPEPER, VA –  The man who put the body of a young boy in his trunk after a crash faces sentencing in November. Fielding Kines, 38, pled guilty to involuntary DUI manslaughter Wednesday in Culpeper. The charges stem from a crash last May that killed the eight-year-old son of Kines’ girlfriend. Authorities say Kines was drunk when he wrecked. Then, put the boy’s body in the trunk.

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