Clifton Crime

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  • US officials face sentencing in workplace fraud case

    Wednesday Jul 8 | via The Navajo Times 

    Prosecutors are recommending at least two years in prison for John Grimson Lyon of Clifton, Virginia, the former director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's 31-state Eastern States Region. He was convicted following a three-day jury trial in March of wire fraud, false claims and theft of government property.

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  • Land Management official sentenced in workplace frau...

    Tuesday Jul 7 | via KRON 4 

    A federal judge sentenced a senior official in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to six months in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted of covering up for a subordinate who kept drawing government pay after leaving the agency for a job in Montana. John Grimson Lyon, the director for the BLM's 31-state Eastern States Region, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris after a hearing in Great Falls, Montana.

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Clifton Law

You go to jail 20 days for DUI2, and given 6 months suspended sentence .
You commit violation driving with revoked license, can jail be changed to a less hard punishment
The punishment for a violation of probation will be determined by the judge who sentenced you on the DWI. There are...
How can a first offense DUI impact a career in the health industry? virginia
I was suffering from post partum depression at the time...had not had a drink in two years...went out with friends and had too many beers. I do not drink at all now. Have been diagnosed with Depression, anxiety and Bi-polar since the incident. I am on medication with my dr. and have been dong fine since my conviction almost 3 years ago. I would like to return to school but am finding many areas of study have restrictions on past DUI charges.
There is nothing you can do about the prior conviction at this point. Look for areas of study where your past is no...
Entering Canada with a Virginia "refusal" conviction.
I have an old VA conviction for civil test refusal, and would like to travel to Canada. Resultant DMV suspension/reinstatement are resolved. Will this be an issue at the border? Does Virginia even report "refusals" to the databases used by border agents? Attorney who handled VA refusal case was unfamiliar with these issues. Advice on how to proceed?
You may want to direct your question to an immigration attorney, however since it was a civil matter and not criminal (...
Am I permitted to drive to court to have my restricted drivers license amended if I get a new job?
Restricted license issued following a DUI conviction.
Virginia restricted driving licenses ordinarily state that the licensee may drive to court dates. It is important to...
I completed all of the VASAP classes and fines and my 1 year court ordered probation ended 4 days ago.
I read about an Exit interview is required for ASAP but was never asked to come in at all during the 1 year probation, I have called and left several messages and never get a call back.....According to the court paper it said I am on probation for 1 year, My year of probation ended a few days ago..... Am I Free and clear now ?? I just do not want to have a beer and get called by ASAP for the exit interview and get tested and fail. - Have not had a beer for the entire year so not rushing out to get it, but wanted to know if I am free and clear now even without an exit interview from ASAP with my 1 year date has passed. -- Thank you for any help ! :)
If you have fulfilled all of your obligations and not had any difficulties during the time you have been with VASAP,...
I had a DWI conviction on a plea deal in prince William county in 2012 and fulfilled the sentence
My job at risk my reputation is questioned. Is there I way I can still fight it knowing that the officer stopped for stopping at a green light wanting to turn but changed my mind, there was no video recordings on a dashboard to release by police.he mentioned I was straddling lanes which never happened, my friend as a passanger witnessed it. No accidents no injuries happened
No. You pled guilty. The time to worry about your reputation was before trial when considering the plea agreement and jail.
If I can not be seen in the video of my DUI arrest can the video still be used as evidence of intoxication/probable cause?
I cant be seen performing the field sobriety tests. Can the court still say they have sufficient evidence for the arrest?
Yes. A video is not mandatory but it is suspicious as to why you are not on the video. Convey this information to...