Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Emporia, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing criminal charges is more than likely to be one of, if not the most terrifying experiences in your life. Minor cases can have lasting effects on you, your family, your career, and your reputation that causes complications. You should never want to go before a court alone or leave it up to a public defender.

You have rights under the Constitution to acquire legal representation. Our Emporia criminal defense attorneys at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., are ready to hear your side of the story. An experienced attorney can help you understand your options moving forward if you are facing criminal charges.

Contact the Emporia criminal defense attorney at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., by calling 757-517-8956 to schedule a free consultation.

What Are Criminal Charges?

For more than 25 years, four crime types have comprised the majority of federal felonies and Class A misdemeanors: drugs, immigration, firearms and fraud, theft, or embezzlement. This trend continued throughout the year 2020 as these crimes accounted for nearly 86.4% of all cases reported to the Commission. Above all else were felonies sitting at 97.0% of cases reported.

Drugs were the second most common federal crime in the year 2020. There were roughly 16,829 total cases reported to the Commission which accounted for 26.1% of all cases. This is a decrease of about 3,564 cases or 17.5% from the previous year of 2019.

Immigration continues to be the most common federal crime as it was in 2020. It accounts for 41.1% of total cases which was an increase from 2019 totals. The 26,561 immigration cases only represented a 9.5% decrease from the 29,354 cases in 2019.

Firearms were the third most common federal offense in 2020. Approximately, 7,539 firearm cases were reported that accounting for 11.7% of all cases.

Fraud, theft, or embezzlement totaled out to 7.5% of all reported federal cases. Under this category, we see the largest percentage decrease among the four major crime types. The 2,793 case decrease was 24.5% lower than the number reported in 2019. A criminal charge is a formal accusation made by a government authority figure that asserts someone has committed a crime. The list of criminal charges extends beyond the four main types. Listed below are more common crimes:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Conspiracy
  • Cyberbullying
  • Domestic violence
  • Hate crimes
  • Insurance fraud
  • Kidnapping
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Vandalism

Again, the list is extensive and is not limited to the aforementioned crimes.

When Is The Best Time To Contact A Criminal Attorney?

The moment you have reason to believe that you may have done something illegal or inappropriate. Or if the police have indicated to you that you may have done something is the most appropriate time to contact an Emporia criminal defense attorney.

The highly skilled professionals at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., and the proper Emporia criminal defense attorney will represent you during your time of crisis.

Call The Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., Firm Today

Call the office of Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., at 757-517-8956 to schedule a consultation with an experienced Emporia criminal defense attorney no matter the charge levied against you. You can also complete a contact form on our website.

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