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North Carolina domestic violence claim results in arrest

While the holidays are typically a time associated with family togetherness, not every family gets along all the time. Unfortunately, even when families typically experience little conflict, the stress of the holidays can change how family members interact with one another. For example, police in North Carolina responding to a domestic violence call have recently arrested a man, and he now faces multiple charges.

The incident allegedly occurred on a day in late December. According to reports, a 25-year-old male broke into his grandmother's apartment. Police claim that he injured officers who responded to the scene.

Effects of the recent expunction law

A conviction for a crime can have lasting effects on an offender, even after the party pays the debt to society. For some people, it can limit job opportunities, housing options and more.

In such instances, receiving an expunction could help provide advancement within their lives. A recent North Carolina law may help to make this process a reality for more individuals.

3 arrested, charged in North Carolina robbery string

Most police officers in North Carolina are dedicated to protecting their community and holding accountable those people they believe committed a crime. However, this dedication must also be backed up by evidence to convict someone of a crime. Despite this, it is unclear what connects the three people arrested for their alleged involvement in a robbery string to the crimes.

The arrests came as a result of several robberies that allegedly happened in the days leading up to Christmas. Police say that three people recently arrested and charged were involved in three armed robberies. In one of those events, reports claim that a man pointed a gun at a clerk after he entered the store. He was allegedly given money after he demanded it.

North Carolina bus crash leads to drunk driving charge

Car accidents happen every day for a variety of different reasons. Unfortunately, a car that drifts slightly over a dividing line in a roadway can quickly cause an accident. Most drivers in North Carolina and across the country have likely allowed their vehicle to drift over the centerline, typically with no serious harm. However, a woman is now facing accusations of drunk driving after she was allegedly involved in an accident that sent several middle school students to the hospital.

The incident happened on a day in mid-December. According to police, a 56-year-old woman apparently drifted across the centerline in her vehicle, resulting in a collision. The impact is said to have caused the bus to overturn.

North Carolina football coach resigns, faces drug charges

It is sometimes surprising to realize that what could be a completely innocuous action could be viewed as suspicious by others. That suspicion, unfortunately, can lead to serious accusations if acted upon. In fact, an assistant football coach at a North Carolina high school has now resigned from his positions after drug charges were filed against him

Law enforcement officials began an investigation against the 28-year-old man after someone reported that he was selling drugs on school property; that report was made in August. It is unclear who made this report or what led that person to believe that the man was engaging in such actions. Police conducted a search of the man's residence and vehicle on a day in early December.

North Carolina Girl Scout fraud allegations leads to arrest

Most people in North Carolina and across the country are aware of the cookie-selling fundraisers that Girl Scout troops undertake. Many people may not realize the effort -- from those other than the scouts and the parents -- that goes into making such a drive a success. Unfortunately, a woman was recently arrested after fraud allegations connected with the fundraiser were made.

Investigators reportedly received a report of fraud from the Girl Scouts Peak to Piedmont in late August. As a result, officials initiated an investigation into "misuse of funds" connected to the cookie fundraiser in 2018 for Troop 2819. Through the investigation, detectives are said to have identified a 43-year-old woman as the "cookie manager" for the troop.

Drunk driving suspected in fatal North Carolina crash

Anyone who has driven on an interstate has likely experienced a moment of drifting slightly off the roadway onto the shoulder. Most instances are relatively harmless, and the driver is able to navigate back onto the correct lane. However, if there happens to be a vehicle on the shoulder, the consequences could be devastating. Unfortunately, a life was recently lost in a North Carolina collision, and police suspect that drunk driving was a factor.

The incident happened on a day in late November. According to reports, two sports utility vehicle were stopped on the shoulder of the road, and someone was changing a tire on one of them. Unfortunately, police say that the driver of a third vehicle drove onto the shoulder, striking one of the SUVs and pushing it into the other.

4 reasons to consider an expunction

The further you move away from your conviction, the easier it is to forget. Of course, if you have a misdemeanor or felony in your past, your criminal record may haunt you forever. Fortunately, there may be a way to effectively remove arrests or convictions from your North Carolina record. 

While obtaining one can be tough, an expunction may wipe out all or part of your criminal record. If your criminal history occurred in North Carolina, a new law may allow you to seek an expunction without waiting for a significant amount of time to pass. Here are four reasons you may want to pursue an expunction

North Carolina couple arrested in domestic violence incident

There is no doubt that people who live together can experience conflict, especially if those people are involved in a romantic relationship. Unfortunately, some people may ultimately feel that their life is at risk if the conflict becomes violent, prompting them to react in a way to protect themselves. Despite this, two people in North Carolina have recently been arrested and charged in what reports describe as a domestic violence incident.

The arrest involves a 25-year-old former North Carolina State tennis player, who is originally from another country, and her 22-year-old boyfriend. The incident that led to their arrest allegedly happened during the evening hours of a day in mid-November. It is unclear who requested police intervention or what caused the conflict between the pair.

Man accused of drunk driving following North Carolina crash

People often react to potential conflict in unexpected ways. Some may face it head on, but for others it may be instinctual to try to avoid it. Unfortunately, police in North Carolina believe that a man who they claim was drunk driving was attempting to flee after an officer attempted a traffic stop.

The incident that led to the man's arrest happened during the early morning hours of a day in mid-November. According to reports, a police officer noticed a vehicle that he suspected was being driven by an impaired driver; it is unclear what led him to this suspicion. The officer claims that the driver failed to pull over when a stop was initiated.

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