Chief Deputy of VB Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office fired for mishandling criminal case

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Scott Vachris, the Chief Deputy of  Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, has been fired for mishandling a criminal case.

The case he is accused of mishandling is still pending.

Vachris will be in court for a motions hearing on March 5.

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