Sex Crimes: Va. Code 18.2-61 et. seq.

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In General

Sex Crimes encompass a range of charges, and can carry various penalties dependent on many factors, including the history of the defendant, the age of the victim, the exact acts alleged, and any other aggravating factors. Virginia Code also has sets out certain rules and procedures specific to sex crimes.

Virginia Sex Crimes

Rape: Va. Code § 18.2-61.

Carnal Knowledge of a Child Between 13 and 15 Years of Age: Va. Code § 18.2-63

Forcible Sodomy: Va. Code § 18.2-67.1

Object Sexual Penetration: Va. Code § 18.2-67.2

Aggravated Sexual Battery: Va. Code § 18.2-67.3

Sexual Battery: Va. Code § 18.2-67.4

Infected Sexual Battery: Va. Code § 18.2-67.4:1

Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 15: Va. Code § 18.2-67.4:2

Attempted Rape, Forcible Sodomy, Object Sexual Penetration, Aggravated Sexual Batter, and Sexual Battery: Va. Code § 18.2-67.5

Procedures, Rules, and Punishments

HIV and Hepatitis B or C Testing: Va. Code § 18.2-62

Depositions of Alleged Victim: Va. Code § 18.2-67

Third Misdemeanor Offense: Va. Code § 18.2-67.5:1

Subsequent Felony Sexual Assault: Va. Code § 18.2-67.5:2

Subsequent Violent Felony Sexual Assault: Va. Code § 18.2-67.5:3

Admission of Evidence (Rape Shield Law): Va. Code § 18.2-67.7

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Virginia and D.C. Federal Crimes

Federal Assault Crimes

Assault on Law Enforcement: 18 U.S.C. 111

Simple Assault: 18 U.S.C. 113

Assault with Intent to Commit Murder: 18 U.S.C. 111

Domestic Assault: 18 U.S.C. 117

Maiming: 18 U.S.C. 114

Murder: 18 U.S.C. 1111-1122

Kidnapping: 18 U.S.C. 1201-1204

Domestic Violence and Stalking: 18 USC 2261-2266

Transportation for Illegal Sexual Activity: 18 U.S.C. 2421-2429

Human Trafficking

Sex Crimes

Aggravated Sexual Abuse: 18 U.S.C. 2241

Sexual Abuse of a Minor: 18 U.S.C. 2243

Sexual Abuse: 18 U.S.C. 2242

Federal Driving Crimes

Reckless Driving: 32 CFR 263.6


Hit & Run

Federal White Collar Crimes

Embezzlement: 18 U.S.C. 641-670

Blackmail: 18 USC 873

Other Federal Crimes

Terrorism: 18 U.S.C. 2231-2339(d)

Riots: 18 U.S.C. 2101-2102

Federal Drug & Alcohol Crime

Drug Distribution and Trafficking

Marijuana Possession: 18 U.S.C. 844

Prescription Fraud

Federal Weapons Offenses

Felon in Possession of a Firearm: 18 U.S.C. 922(g)

Weapon used in crime of violence of drug trafficking: 18 U.S.C. 924(c)

Sale of Firearms without a License: 18 U.S.C. 922(a)

Sale of Illegal Firearms: 18 U.S.C. 922

Making False Statements when Purchasing Firearm: 18 U.S.C. 922(a)(6)

Illegal Possession of Firearm: 18 U.S.C. 922(o)

Federal Cyber/Computer Crimes

Child Pornography

Federal Punishment and Procedure

Bond Procedures

Federal Misdemeanors

Failure to Appear: 18 USC 3146

9 Steps in a Federal Criminal Case