Government & Courts

Because of complications with paperwork, Bryan Silva's sentencing was rescheduled for October 18.
Photo: Charlottesville Police

Bryan Silva set to plead guilty

The 25-year-old social media celebrity charged with abducting his girlfriend and brandishing and possessing a firearm while being a convicted felon is set to enter a guilty plea April 11 at 1pm in Charlottesville Circuit Court, according to the court docket. SWAT teams and local police blocked off Bryan Silva’s Jefferson Park Avenue apartment during […]

Drug Treatment Court coordinator Susan Morrow works often with Albemarle Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Baird. She says the program is a lot like boot camp. Photo by Martyn Kyle

Graduation day: Albemarle will continue drug court

“I’m tired of being addicted to crack cocaine,” announced a heavy-set man in his early 60s from the front of the courtroom. “I’m free. I can pay my bills on time. I can truly be with my wife.” The Charlottesville/Albemarle Drug Treatment Court celebrated the graduation of two participants on March 31 from the program […]