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North Carolina teacher facing criminal charges after incident

A North Carolina teacher is facing criminal charges over an incident with a minor. The sixth-grade teacher has been charged with three counts of first-degree sexual offense with a child. He has been arrested and is currently being held on a $600,000 bond. If convicted of the criminal charges, he could be sentenced to life in prison.

North Carolina father facing criminal charges for potential neglect

A North Carolina man is facing criminal charges after being accused of leaving his children home alone while he went to the store to purchase beer. The 26-year-old man allegedly left a 2-year-old and an infant alone while he traveled to a local store. The criminal charges came after a concerned store clerk contacted 911 once he left the store.

North Carolina theft crime: Two teens face several charges

Two teenagers have been accused of a two-day crime spree involving a theft crime. Once police became aware of the boys and their alleged connection to area crimes, the charges against them began to mount. Should they be convicted on any of the multiple charges they face, their futures could be significantly impacted. The teenagers came under the suspicion of authorities when North Carolina police were contacted after a disturbance in a local shopping center. Both teens were detained while leaving the area after an alleged theft crime at a Target store.

North Carolina woman facing criminal charges of poisoning

A North Carolina man who is allegedly the victim of poisoning still claims to love the woman accused of the crime. The 22-year-old woman is now facing criminal charges after authorities believe she repeatedly poisoned her two boyfriends. She has since been charged with two felonies, although it appears that at least one of the men may stand by her as she goes through the legal process.

North Carolina mother facing criminal charges after tub incident

One of a parent's most difficult jobs is keeping their children safe. Even a moment of inattention can result in tragic circumstances for both mother and child. A North Carolina mother is currently facing criminal charges after her infant almost drowned in a bath tub.

North Carolina animal owners facing criminal charges

Several dozen animals were confiscated from what authorities believe may be a North Carolina puppy mill. Reports do not detail how law enforcement received word of this alleged operation, and it is important to note that there has been no indication of any injured animals. Also, none of the animals removed had to be put to sleep. Nonetheless, it is likely the animal owners will face criminal charges.

Newton woman accused of white collar crimes, no motive found

A strange white collar crime case is making headlines in North Carolina. A woman in nearby Newton has been accused of issuing driver's licenses to residents who were not qualified to have them. She is facing several white collar crime charges as a result.

2 suspects videoed but not identified in Mint Hill robbery

Earlier this month, an armed robbery reportedly took place in the middle of the day in a busy shopping center. The owner of a Charlotte-area jewelry store told police that he was caught off guard when two men entered his store, held a gun to his face and demanded that he give them cash. He also claims that he was beaten during the alleged robbery, which has caused concern in the area about an increase in both property crime and crimes involving violence.

17-year-old in Gaston County publicly admits to drunk driving

A teenager recently admitted to driving while impaired after her vehicle crashed into a North Carolina home. The 17-year-old says she skipped her classes at Gaston College and spent time drinking with her friends at a residence close to the school. She and a 19-year-old friend were on their way back to school when the car veered off Puetts Chapel Road, apparently going about 75 miles per hour.

Man imprisoned for fraud in Charlotte seeks sentence dismissal

A mortgage broker imprisoned for fraud is requesting his sentence be vacated due to improper court procedures and allegedly bad advice. The man was sentenced to serve 19 years in prison for mortgage fraud, which happened to be one of the longest sentences ever handed down in the Charlotte area for this type of crime. The man is requesting his sentencing be dismissed, set aside or corrected.

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