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July 2018 Archives

Day care center the site of arrests for drug crimes

When people think of a drug investigation, children's day care is not usually the first location that comes to mind. However, a day care recently ended up at the center of a North Carolina drug bust. According to reports, authorities seized over 100 pounds of marijuana and arrested two people for drug crimes at a Fayetteville child care center. The city also saw a second drug-related arrest the next day.

Drug charges filed against former detention officer

A former officer at a North Carolina detention center is accused of smuggling drugs into the facility where he once worked. Among the drug charges he faces is at least one count of conspiring to deliver marijuana. He was fired as soon as the allegations came to light.

Five arrested for drunk driving July Fourth in Cleveland County

According to a survey from wallethub.com, the Fourth of July is the biggest beer-drinking holiday in the United States. Police were out in full force in many parts of North Carolina to address drunk driving during this year's festivities. In Cleveland County, five people were arrested on July 4, 2018, after allegedly driving under the influence.

3 things you should know about NC open container laws

Many people assume that as long as they are not intoxicated, they will not get into any trouble getting behind the wheel. This is not necessarily true, though. Even if you are completely sober, if you happen to have an open container of alcohol in your vehicle, a law enforcement officer may issue you a ticket or even arrest you. North Carolina enforces strict open container laws.

Understanding drunk driving laws in North Carolina

Most people know generally that it is illegal to drive under the influence, but the specifics of state laws related to drunk driving are less well-known. It is a good idea for individuals in North Carolina to understand what constitutes drunk driving in the state. They should also understand the penalties they may face if they are convicted of a DWI.

Woman on probation for sex charges allowed vacation

Multiple factors impact probationary restrictions, including an accused person's history, financial situation and alleged crimes. While many people awaiting trial on crimes in North Carolina are not allowed to travel out of state, one woman accused of statutory sex offenses has been given permission to travel to Florida over the summer. The decision comes after a plea deal for sex charges involving a former student.

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