As long as they are felony charge, there is no time limit or charge amount limit for the Commonwealth as long as they can show probable cause to a grand jury. Your friend should hire a good lawyer.
Mr. Page is correct. The answer is as many times as they have evidence sufficient enough to get a grand jury to agree that there is probable cause. Your friend needs a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who is experienced in drug cases asap. Use the AVVO "Find a Lawyer" tab to assist you.
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There is a one year deadline for misdemeanors and no deadline for felonies. Your friend needs a lawyer if he doesn't already have one.
There is no statute of limitations on felonies in Virginia. Your friend should consult with a criminal defense attorney in your local jurisdiction about the facts of his or her specific case. Also, your friend should not speak to any law enforcement officer under any circumstances. Your friend should only speak to a defense attorney about this matter.
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