Every day thousands of active warrants are issued across the country. Because there are so many active warrants, and the police have no obligation to inform people when they have a warrant out for their arrest, many people have no idea they have a warrant and continue living their normal lives until one day they arrested.
Being arrested or detained by the police can be a stressful experience, especially if you don’t know why you were stopped, or you believe you haven’t done anything wrong.
Being stopped or pulled over by the police in public while operating a vehicle can be a scary experience. However, knowing the best way to react to a police stop and understanding your rights during such situations can be very helpful.
Open container law allows you to have an open container in your vehicle if you follow certain guidelines. However, the law is commonly misunderstood, and people are often stopped, detained and even arrested by the police for failing to follow it correctly.
In Virginia, if you are caught driving while intoxicated, you can expect heavy fines, possible jail time and the loss or suspension of your license.