CRIMINAL CASE: State v. Strom, No. _____ (Va. Cir. Ct. 2009).
Status: Pending.

On July 17, 2009, police arrested and jailed Elisha Strom on charges that the content of her blog, I HeArTE JADE, violates Virginia's law prohibiting publishing personal information, including name and address, of police officers "with the intent to coerce, intimidate, or harass." Va. Code § 18.2-186.4.

Strom's site contains photographs, names and addresses of members of the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement task force, known as JADE. On the site, she claims that all the information came from public sources.

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