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Palumbo Charges of Criminal Trespass Dismissed

Charges of criminal trespass against Tom Palumbo, arrested while attempting to deliver a petition of signatures against funding for the troop "surge" to Representative Thelma Drake's Virginia Beach office on February 22nd, are dropped after the plaintiff fails to appear in court. Following the dismissal, Palumbo and his supporters respond with successful, second attempt to deliver signatures with media in attendance.