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Fugitive Mary Gonzalez Failed to Appear for Felony Charges in Chesterfield Circuit Court

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Last updated on November 4th, 2018 at 09:17 am Fugitive Mary Gonzalez Fugitive Mary Gonzalez failed to appear in the Chesterfield Circuit Court on November 1st, 2018 on various felony larceny, drug and weapons charges. Her full name is Mary Elizabeth Gonzalez and her date-of-birth is 07-08-1987. Ms. Gonzalez is known to reside in Chesterfield […]

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Fugitive Thomas Keyes Failed to Appear for Felony Drug Charges in Henrico General District Court

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Last updated on November 8th, 2018 at 01:34 am Fugitive Thomas Keyes. Fugitive Thomas Keyes failed to appear in the Henrico General District Court on October 16th, 2018 on felony drug charges. He’s also wanted in Spotsylvania Circuit Court on felony charges. His full name is Thomas Michael Keyes Jr. and his date-of-birth is 12-16-1995. […]

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Oops! Richmond City Jail’s Computer System Down for Weeks

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NBC12’s Kelly Avellino reported the computer system for the Richmond City Jail was down for several weeks. The Inventory Management and Tracking System (IMATS) is used by the Richmond Sheriff’s Office. It tracks the details of the housed inmates. Among many other specifics, these details include court appearances, the cell number where the inmate is […]

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Fugitive Gary Johnson Failed to Appear for Felony Charges in Chesterfield General District Court

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Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 12:08 pm Fugitive Gary Johnson Jr. Fugitive Gary Johnson failed to appear in the Chesterfield General District Court on June 30th, 2018 on felony grand larceny and breaking-and-entering-dwelling-to-commit-assault-and-battery charges. His full name is Gary Benson Johnson Jr. and his date-of-birth is 06-04-1967. From dealing first hand with Johnson […]

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Thank You Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County Theo Stamos

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Theo Stamos, Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County, deserves a big thank you for saying no to the lawmakers who asked her to stop recommending secured bail for defendants awaiting trial. It’s refreshing to see a lawyer of stature display principle and rectitude by simply sticking up for the rule of law, as well as apply […]

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Update! Fugitive Mark Davis Failed to Appear for Felony Charges in Hanover Circuit Court

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Last updated on September 9th, 2018 at 09:39 amUpdate: Fugitive Mark Davis was brought into custody at the Hanover-Pamunkey Regional Jail on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. As of this writing, he awaits trial without bond. Fugitive Mark Davis Fugitive Mark Davis failed to appear in the Hanover Circuit Court on June 6th, 2018 on felony […]

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Five Questions for Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney Michael N. Herring

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Last updated on June 4th, 2018 at 09:14 amLast month, Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney Michael N. Herring came out with a new policy to end cash bonds for criminal offenses in the city of Richmond. His reasoning is that it is unfair, and since the 10% bond premium paid to the bail bondsman does not deter […]

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What You Need to Know About Florida’s New Immigration Hold Agreements

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Last updated on April 1st, 2018 at 06:16 pmFlorida’s New Immigration Hold Agreements 17 Florida counties recently agreed to increase immigration hold times for those jailed on criminal charges. Here’s what you need to know. During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, the arrests of undocumented immigrants in the Florida region rose by 75 […]

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Pretrial Services: Virginia’s Boondoggle

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Last updated on March 31st, 2018 at 01:52 pmFor anyone cynical about government programs taking a functioning system, making it worse, then as a solution to the problems it caused propose more of what made it worse, knowing how Virginia’s pretrial services agency functions will only validate that cynicism. Pretrial Services has existed in Virginia […]

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Two Inmate Deaths at the Riverside Regional Jail

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:05 pmThis past holiday season was apparently not a good one at the Riverside Regional Jail. Within 30 days, there were two inmate deaths at the facility. The Richmond Times Dispatch reported an apparent suicide on October 31, 2017. Then again on Nov 30, 2017, another inmate death […]

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Update: Fugitive Antwaine Brown Wanted in Richmond Manchester General District Court

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Last updated on May 21st, 2018 at 11:45 amUpdate: Fugitive Antwaine Brown Wanted in Richmond Manchester General District Court Update: Antwaine Brown was brought into custody at the Henrico Jail on Thursday, March 3,2018. He awaits trial and all previously outstanding bonds have all been revoked. Fugitive Antwaine Brown failed to appear in the Richmond […]

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Update: Wanted! Fugitive Tyreek Davis on Felony Charges in Henrico General District Court

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Last updated on March 18th, 2018 at 08:32 pmFugitive Tyreek Davis Wanted on Felony Charges in Henrico General District Court Update: Tyreek Davis was brought into custody at the Henrico Jail on Thursday, March 15,2018. He awaits trial and all previously outstanding bonds have all been revoked. Fugitive Tyreek Davis failed to appear in the […]

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Paul-Harris Senate Bail Reform Bill: Just Bad Policy

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:11 pm I’ve liked Rand Paul for some time. I’ve often supported his libertarian-leaning stances on various issues, including his criminal justice reform attempts like the REDEEM Act, where he and Senator Corey Booker sponsored a bill to incentivize states to ease up on non-violent felony offenders. However, […]

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What I Learned from My Bail Bond Scholarship

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The Scholarship For past two years, I sponsored $750 Scholarship in the form of an essay contest related to criminal justice. The intent of this bail bond scholarship was my to help to a couple of students, and maybe promote my business at the same time. The subject of criminal justice is not exactly a […]

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Fugitive Soueidatt El Hamer Wanted in Henrico General District Court

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Last updated on December 10th, 2017 at 01:15 pm Fugitive Soueidatt El Hamer ( Elhaimer ) Wanted in Henrico General District Court Fugitive Soueidatt El Hamer failed to appear in the Henrico General District Court on June 28th, 2017 on PWI (possession with intent) charges. His date-of-birth is 10-10-1966. Once again, this is another case […]

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Hanover Fugitive Latwanda Patterson Caught

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Last updated on July 18th, 2017 at 11:09 pmFugitive Latwanda Patterson was caught by authorities and has been serving sentences and awaiting trial in Chesterfield and Hanover county jails. She has a record of numerous fail-to-appear charges, and her father, Robert Patterson, has proved to be, at best, and insincere cosigner. In other words, he […]

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Maryland Bail and the Shameless Attorney General

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Last updated on November 6th, 2018 at 05:18 am As a Virginia bail bondsman, I don’t keep up with Maryland politics. However, I caught this December 9 interview of Maryland attorney general Brian Frosh on the Marc Steiner Show. The topic was Maryland bail reform. The Annapolis Summit will begin this coming January 11, and […]

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Update: Fugitive Brandon Smith Wanted in Richmond General District Court

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Last updated on September 29th, 2017 at 11:06 amUpdate: Fugitive Brandon Smith turned up in the Riverside Regional Jail in August of 2017. As of this writing, he has been transferred to the Richmond City Justice Center where he awaits trial. Fugitive Brandon Smith failed to appear in the Richmond/Manchester General District Court on October […]

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Bail Reformers and Lame Journalism

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Last updated on November 3rd, 2016 at 05:40 pmThe bail reformers are alive and well with the intent to end commercial bail. Their claim is commercial bail is the reason the poor a stuck in jail awaiting trial. That is simply not true. Unfortunately, the media is filled with journalists who may know how to […]

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The Quick Skinny on Bail Reform

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Last updated on November 4th, 2018 at 07:18 pmIn a previous blog post, I detailed the truth about pretrial services, from its’ history to its’ current form of punishment before trial. Defendants who go through pretrial services soon understand they are effectively placed on probation prior to being convicted. It makes a mockery of the […]

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Suspending Driver’s Licenses of the Poor: The Poor Versus the DMV

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Last updated on October 25th, 2016 at 12:02 pmA legal battle is proceeding at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia between four low-income Virginians and the commissioner of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Last July, the Charlottesville-based Legal Aid Justice Center, who are representing the four plaintiffs along with McGuireWoods […]

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Update: Hanover/Henrico Fugitive Comfort Goody Caught

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Last updated on December 28th, 2016 at 06:39 pmOn December 22, 2016, Ms. Goody was apprehended in Ohio and brought back to the Pamunkey Regional Jail in Hanover, Virginia. As of this writing, she is awaiting charges in the Hanover and Henrico courts. Fugitive Comfort Goody failed to appear in the Hanover General District Court […]

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Military-Imposter Fugitive David Curtis Wanted in Richmond Manchester General District Court

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Last updated on November 1st, 2016 at 04:27 pmFugitive David Curtis, who also falsely claims to have been in the military, failed to appear in the Richmond Manchester General District Court on September 23, 2016. David Holiday Curtis is now a fugitive from justice after jumping bond in the jurisdiction of City of Richmond, Virgina […]

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The Inconvenient Truth about Pretrial Services: History, Perception, and Reality

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 04:42 pmFor the past fifty-plus years, pretrial services agencies have encroached on America’s criminal justice system, establishing themselves in local jurisdictions throughout the country. Their impact on our justice system is pernicious and largely misunderstood. I thought it necessary to explain and simplify it for those not familiar with the […]

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Style Weekly

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Last updated on August 29th, 2016 at 11:18 amI had the privilege of being the subject for the cover story in the August 2, 2016 edition of Style Weekly. It was written by Jackie Kruszewski. This was a learning experience which was filled with both enjoyment and anxiety. Last December, I self-published my book, You […]

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Update: Chesterfield Fugitive Jessica Oliver Caught

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On February 9th, 2016, Jessica Oliver skipped court in the Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for felony larceny and breaking and entering charges. Since then, she’s been on the run, spending most of her time in Memphis, Tennessee. In July of 2016, she came back to Chesterfield county on a bus, where she was […]

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Georgia Amicus Brief Filed in Defense of Bail

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Last updated on November 6th, 2018 at 05:04 amOn June 22, 2016, former U.S. Solicitor General Paul D. Clement filed an amicus brief defending the Eight Amendment’s Constitutional Right to Bail with the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit Court. This was filed on behalf of the American Bail Coalition, the Georgia […]

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How the Pretrial Services Movement is Exploiting the Poor using Bail Reform

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Last updated on July 1st, 2016 at 08:08 amTrends come and go, and what has always been trendy is sticking up for the less fortunate. That’s generally a good thing; help the poor and downtrodden. However, there have always been charlatans and frauds who pretend to be the selfless benefactor while, in fact, profiting towards […]

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Update: Richmond City Fugitive Brandron Brown Caught

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Last August, it was posted that Brandon Brown skipped his court date in the Richmond City Circuit Court on August 25th, 2015 on felony drug charges. It was also noted that Brown was wanted by the Richmond City Police Dept for arson and attempted murder. Brown is currently awaiting trial for drug changes in the […]

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Fugitive: Anthony Hernandez Wanted in Richmond General District Court on Felony Charges

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Last updated on April 15th, 2017 at 04:06 pm Fugitive: Anthony Hernandez Wanted in Richmond General District Court Anthony Estiva Hernandez failed to appear in the Richmond General District Court on March 4th, 2016 on felony drug charges. Anthony Estiva Hernandez is currently a fugitive from justice after jumping bond in the jurisdiction of City […]

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Wanted: Jessica Oliver on Felony Charges in Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

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Last updated on December 22nd, 2017 at 03:20 pmJessica Oliver failed to appear in the Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on February 9th, 2015 on felony larceny and breaking and entering charges. Ms. Oliver is now wanted on felony charges in Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Jessica Lynn Oliver’s date-of-birth is 12-09-1979. Please […]

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A Bail Bondsman’s Call to Arms – Analysis of Congressman Lieu’s No Money Bail Act of 2016

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Last updated on April 14th, 2016 at 08:56 amAs Congressman Lieu’s No Money Bail Act ominously looms in the halls of the house of representatives, I thought I would give an analysis of Congressman Lieu’s No Money Bail Act of 2016. First of all, the bill number is H.R. 4611 and it’s been referred to […]

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A Bail Bondsman’s Call to Arms – Congressman Lieu – No Money Bail Act of 2016

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A press release was issued on February 24, 2016 stating that Congressman Ted Lieu (D – LA County, CA) has introduced the “No Money Bail Act of 2016”, a bail bonding reform bill which, if passed, could mean the end commercial bail in all fifty states. The press release is vague on details, but if […]

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Deception: McAuliffe on Inmate Phone Calls

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Last updated on February 16th, 2016 at 04:43 pmThe governor issued a press release (Governor McAuliffe Announces Further Reduction on Inmate Phone Call Rates) in late December announcing the new contract. The state of Virginia has apparently negotiated another contract with the exploitively shameful company Global TEL*Link (GTL). In doing so, Governor McCalliffe continues to […]

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Happy New Year from Aarrow Bail Bonds

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Happy new year everyone. I thought to wrap up 2015 with a post of how Aarrow Bail Bonds did and what’s in store for 2016. Started in 2011, Aarrow Bail Bonds has continually grown in both revenues and number of bonds written. To say it’s been a learning and fulfilling experience is an understatement. Aarrow […]

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Chesterfield Police and Court Fees

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:15 pmWhenever I have a personal “brush” with the law, I note it here in my blog post. I’m not exactly John Dillinger, so to keep this blog active, I mostly write about other topics. But alas, with the help of the Chesterfield police, I have another brush-with-the-law […]

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You Arrested Me for What?

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Last updated on December 27th, 2015 at 09:43 pmFrom back cover of my book, “You Arrested Me for What?: A Bail Bondsman’s Observations of Virginia’s Criminal Justice System“. When someone is arrested, is it right to place that person on parole while he or she is awaiting trial? If someone cannot pay a fine, should […]

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How to Become a Bail Bondsman in Virginia

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I often get asked how to become a bail bondsman in Virginia, so I decided to write this post describing the basic, high-level steps to do it. As the title implies, bail bonding is regulated by each state, so this article applies only to becoming a bondsman in Virginia. Bail bondsmen in Virginia are regulated […]

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Fugitive: Brandon Brown on Felony Charges in Richmond Circuit Court

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Last updated on September 11th, 2015 at 09:57 am Fugitive: Brandon Brown on Felony Charges in Richmond Circuit Court Brandon Brown failed to appear in the Richmond City Circuit Court on August 25th, 2015 on felony drug charges. Brown has also caught the attending of Richmond Police. From a story on WTVR 6 about Brandon […]

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Revoke a Bond

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Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 11:32 amWhile bonding someone out of jail, one of the common questions I get from the cosigner is what happens if they want to revoke a bond, so I thought I would write an article about it. There a multiple ways a bond can be revoked. Judges can […]

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Three Inmates Died at the Richmond Jail

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:18 pmLast week, three inmates died at the Richmond jail. The deaths occurred within 72 hours. According to the Richmond Times Dispatch, an email news release was sent on Thursday, July 16 from the Sheriff’s Office stating that three prisoners died “over the last 72 hours” inside the […]

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Jail Jokes

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Last updated on July 15th, 2015 at 10:55 amTime to lighten things up a bit again with some criminal justice humor.  Hope you enjoy some these jail jokes. Jail Mail A prisoner in jail receives a letter from his wife: “Dear husband, I have decided to plant some lettuce in the back garden. When is […]

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Bondsman News

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:19 pmRecently, there’s been bail bondsmen making news, both locally and nationally. So I thought I would post a bail bondsman news article. Outlaw Country Singer Randy Howard Dies in Shootout With Bail Bondsman Several national news outlets, including The Blaze, has reported a country music singer was […]

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When Not to Bail Someone Out of Jail

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Last updated on September 11th, 2015 at 10:00 amThere are many articles about how to bond someone out of jail, including this one – How Bail Bonds Work in Virginia. However, very often, the best thing to do is not post bail. This article gives some guidance and examples of when not to bail someone […]

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Wanted: Robert Woodson on Felony Charges in Henrico Circuit Court

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Last updated on June 8th, 2018 at 12:26 pm Fugitive: Robert Woodson on Felony Charges in Henrico Circuit Court Robert Woodson failed to appear in the Henrico County Circuit Court on April 7th, 2015 on felony larceny charges. He’s believed to have recently moved to Champaign, Illinois. He’s proved himself to be an accomplished liar […]

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Former Henrico Deputy Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct

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The Richmond Times Dispatch reported on April 29, 2015 that a former Henrico Deputy was sentenced for sexual misconduct with an inmate. True-Asia Daniels, age 31 of the 6400 block of Oak Front Court in Henrico, was sentenced to 2 years in jail. She had worked as a Henrico County deputy for seven years. While […]

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$50,000 Bond on a Richmond Manslaughter Charge

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:20 pmA Richmond Circuit Court Judge granted a $50,000 bond on a Richmond manslaughter charge. A tragic event occurred on Monday, April 13, 2015 on Grove Avenue in Richmond, Virginia at approximately 2:45 PM. According to a Richmond Times Article, Robert Stevens Gentil, was traveling eastbound on Grove […]

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Henrico Circuit Court Judge Clears Morrissey of Felonies

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:21 pmIt’s time for another Joe Morrissey news update, and it’s good news for Mr. Morrissey. The Richmond Times Dispatch reported that a Henrico County Circuit Court Judge cleared Morrissey of all felony indictments. The judge threw out the charges because they stem from Morrissey’s plea agreement to […]

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Good Police Videos

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With all of the news stories about Ferguson and it’s aftermath, it’s obvious there’s a lot of ill will toward police officers right now. As a bondsman, I hear it all, and I understand how the actions of a over-zealous cop can cause hardship for people. I told of minor incident I had with, what […]

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New Richmond Police Chief

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:23 pmOn February 2, 2015, Richmond, Virginia Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced the appointment of the new Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham. Mayor Jones spoke proudly of Alfred Durham’s experience and credentials. Specifically, Mr. Durham’s credentials include: worked in Richmond serving on former Chief Rodney Monroe’s leadership team […]

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Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond

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Last updated on February 24th, 2015 at 12:32 pmI thought to write a historical blog about the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond, Virginia. Many people in Richmond don’t know that the state pen used to be right here, near downtown Richmond. Quite frankly, in knowing the history of it, it’s not really something most Richmonders […]

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Joe Morrissey of Richmond Virginia Update

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:24 pmDuring the last six months, if you’ve paid any attention to the local news in Richmond, the story of Joe Morrissey’s scandal with his 17-year-old receptionist couldn’t be avoided. About a month ago, I posted a fairly detailed blog about it, along with an overview to Morrissey’s […]

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Update: Richmond Fugitive Caught

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Update: Richmond Fugitive Caught Last October, I placed a wanted post for a person who had skipped court in in the Richmond Manchester General District Traffic Court. This is an update the Richmond fugitive, Clarence Taylor. Clarence Taylor has been apprehended by the Chesterfield County Police and was booked in to the Chesterfield County Jail […]

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Joe Morrissey of Richmond Virginia

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Last updated on May 11th, 2018 at 06:24 pmWhat seems to be taking up most of the local news is the Joe Morrissey of Richmond, Virginia scandal. Since this what the news of the day is, I thought to understand exactly what happened, where it stands, add some context, then throw in my two cents. […]

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Chesterfield Virginia Crime of Animal Cruelty

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2015 at 11:08 pmIn a story by Ben Orcutt, a Chesterfield Virginia crime of animal cruelty was reported in the 12-3-2014 edition of the Chesterfield Observer. A Chesterfield County woman, Meda A. Williams, 34, is free on personal recognizance while awaiting trial. As of this writing, the next court date […]

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Best Jail Songs

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Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 10:09 amIn a previous post, I created the Best and Worst Bail Bond Video Awards, according to me. So in a similar vein, I thought to create a Best Jail Songs blog, of what I believe to be the best jail songs of all time. I have to […]

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Old Chesterfield Jail

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2015 at 11:14 pmAs a bondsman serving the greater Richmond area, I’ll admit I’ve become a bit of a criminal justice nerd. In fact, I took time out of my Saturday to tour the Old Chesterfield Jail, which is part of the Chesterfield County Museum, located at the Chesterfield County […]

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Wanted: Clarence Taylor for Failure to Appear

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Last updated on September 10th, 2015 at 10:11 pmFugitive: Clarence Taylor for failure to appear in Richmond General District Court. Clarence Eugene Taylor is currently a fugitive from justice after jumping bond in the jurisdiction of City of Richmond for felony and misdemeanor offenses. He’s believed to be residing in Richmond area, in a Motel. […]

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Police Lineup Policy for Eyewitness Identificition

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2015 at 11:24 pmI came across an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch (dated 10-22-2014) about the shortcomings of the police lineup policies for eyewitness identification. The article, posted Oct 21, 2014, is from the Associated Press. This is one of those topics that, unless you work in this field or […]

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Cameras for Police

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Last updated on December 29th, 2014 at 12:45 pmTechnology continues to change and shape our lives. Technology is like fire, it can be good or it can be bad. A topic that fits this model is the public use of cameras by state and local authorities. It sometimes feels we’re under constant surveillance by authorities; […]

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Local Crime News

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Local Crime News – Suspicious Man at RF&P Park Last Saturday, the Richmond Times Dispatch posted that an older white male was being sought for suspicious behavior after allegedly approaching three girls last Thursday. This occurred at RF&P Park, located 3400 block of Mountain Road. The man was apparently driving a green Ford Ranger and […]

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Richmond City Jail Is Open

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Last updated on October 5th, 2017 at 02:00 pm> The Richmond City Jail is Open for Business After many delays, the new Richmond City jail opened on July 28th. All of the inmates were moved from the old jail to the new. The jail, named the Richmond City Justice Center, is located directly behind the […]

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Henrico VA Crime News – Shots Fired near Regency Square

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Shots Fired – Henrico VA Crime News The Henrico VA Crime news for this post focuses on shots fired in the Regency Square Mall area. According to an NBC12 News article, dated August 7, by Brent Solomon, two men have been arrested and charged for shots fired just outside the Regency Square Mall. The details […]

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Best Bail Bond Videos

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Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 10:28 am It’s apparent the bail bond industry is not known for it’s savvy marketing. Some time ago, I attempted to gather the best and worst bail bond commercials / videos. To be honest, it was actually a difficult task. Picking the best bail bond videos was difficult […]

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Chesterfield Crime News

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2015 at 11:33 pmChesterfield Crime News – Child Porn On Friday, July 11, the Richmond Times Dispatch posted a story of a 25 year-old Chesterfield man being sentence to serve nine years for possessing and distributing child pornography over the Internet. Chesterfield Circuit Court Judge Timothy Hauler sentences Nathanial A […]

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Police Practices and the Impact

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Last updated on November 4th, 2018 at 07:53 pmSeveral years ago when my son was just starting to drive, I was unfortunate enough to have an incidental interaction with the law. In this case, it was the Richmond City Police. I was riding in the passenger seat as my sixteen-year-old son, equipped with a learner’s […]

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Jail Humor

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Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 12:09 pmThere’s nothing really funny about being incarcerated. Aarrow Bail Bonds takes this seriously and are committed to helping people get their loved ones out of jail fast, with as little pain and hassle as possible. Having said that, humor can be found in most all things, including […]

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Car impounded after an arrest – how to get it back

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Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 11:49 amWas your car impounded after an arrest? You’ll want to get it back as soon as possible, as you’ll be charged storage fees for your car. The longer it remains unclaimed, the more expensive it will be to get it. The process for getting it back varies […]

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King William, Henrico Arrest Ten for Home Invasions

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The Richmond Times Dispatch has reported that 10 arrests were made for violent home break-ins for in the counties of Henrico and King William. The cooperation between Henrico and King William investigators were credited for the successful apprehension of the suspects. The King William robberies were done by several individuals, and were then connected to […]

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Knowing the 4th Amendment May Keep Out of Jail

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Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 11:31 amI had a recent client who was picked up on a drug charge.  He was pulled over for a routine stop.  His girlfriend was in the passenger seat.  A “friend” was in the backseat.  After the routine part of the stop was over, the officer asked permission […]

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Update: Andre Blackwell for Failure to Appear

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Last updated on April 16th, 2014 at 10:07 pmAndre Blackwell was apprehended by the Norfolk Police Department and is currently incarcerated at the Norfolk City Jail. The arrest occurred on March 26, 2014 and charged with obstruction of justice and contempt of court. He currently has no bond. These charges are in addition to the […]

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Do you Get Your Bail Money Back?

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Last updated on October 30th, 2018 at 11:44 amAs a bail bondsman, I receive a lot of calls from people who are completely unfamiliar with bonding someone out of jail. This is a good thing to be unaccustomed to. However, when people find themselves suddenly in need of a bondsman, they just want answers. I […]

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Wanted: Andre Ray Blackwell for Failure to Appear

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Last updated on April 6th, 2014 at 07:35 pm Fugitive: Andre Ray Blackwell for failure to appear in two jurisdictions. Andre Blackwell is currently a fugitive from justice after jumping bond in the jurisdictions of Virginia Beach and the City of Richmond for felony and misdemeanor probation violation offenses. He’s believed to be residing in […]

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Virginia Bail Bond Laws

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Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 07:38 pmThese are the Virginia bail bond laws as derived from the Virginia state statutes as they pertain to bail bonds, bail bondsman and the profession of bail bonding. As with all professions in the United States, there are certain rules we all live by. As a bail […]

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Eliminate Bail in Richmond Will Cost Taxpayers

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Last updated on July 17th, 2014 at 12:31 amThe city Prosecutor has drafted an outline to eliminate bail for non violent offenders. This soon-to-be Richmond policy will have a negative effect on bail bond industry in Richmond, Virginia. And the negative effect will not be just on the bail bondmen, but on the entire community […]

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