A woman has been charged in the death of her sister following an alleged shooting in Carolina Beach, according to local law enforcement. In the face of such a violent offense, the charges are severe -- she faces a charge of second-degree murder for her supposed connection with the death. North Carolina authorities have been closed-mouthed about what may have precipitated the incident.
A 21-year-old was arrested under the suspicion that he committed sex crimes, and he recently made his first court appearance. The man is accused of sexually assaulting a University of North Carolina Charlotte student in her dorm room. He was arrested under multiple sexually related offenses for his alleged actions, and his bond was set at $200,000.
An elderly man was recently arrested stemming from an incident that occurred in Alexander County. North Carolina police believe that the 70-year-old man called a hit-man and attempted to pay the individual to kill someone. The man must now begin to form a solid criminal defense against his charges.
A woman has recently been arrested after an incident occurred at her residence. The North Carolina woman has been accused of shooting a man at her home and causing his death. The woman must now begin her criminal defense against the murder charges she faces resulting from the incidence.
What was supposed to be a fun time at the North Carolina State Fair recently turned into a horrific situation when five people were seriously injured on a ride. As a result of this incident, two people now face criminal charges for assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators into the incident believe that the man who was operating the ride disabled some of the safety features in order get people on and off the ride more easily.
Manslaughter cases that involve police officers in the role of the accused can draw a significant amount of attention, both in North Carolina and across the country. It can often seem difficult for a police officer accused of voluntary manslaughter to receive a fair trial in the wake of such high media exposure. This can make the preparation of such a criminal defense especially critical, considering the high stakes involved for the law enforcement official.
Getting to the bottom of an alleged assault can be a difficult task for law enforcement. Sorting the details in how the assault transpired and who was responsible for initiating the altercation can serve as the basis for criminal charges to be filed by North Carolina police. However, despite charges being filed, there may still be an abundance of evidence that has yet to be disclosed, which may only arise after a thorough investigation has been completed.
A conviction on drug charges in the state of North Carolina can net someone a lengthy jail sentence. However, some types of drug operations can also endanger the health of the public and responding officers. Meth labs can be extremely dangerous to people and one man is accused of running one out of his home. The man is now facing a host of drug charges related to his alleged manufacturing facility.
Being charged with drunk driving can unfortunately lead to serious repercussions, even if an actual conviction is never obtained. North Carolina residents who face a drunk driving charge can have their reputations in the community harmed by the mere allegation. A DWI conviction can lead to more serious consequences, such as financial penalties and even prison time. Nevertheless, state and federal law guarantees each individual charged with a crime the presumption of innocence until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
A Charlotte man is accused of several drug crimes after authorities allegedly discovered a marijuana plant sitting close to a window at the man's home. Authorities were at the home attempting to serve a civil warrant when they noticed the plant. The man is now facing several drug charges in the case.