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February 2019 Archives

The 2-prong nature of North Carolina's DWI law

Most people are aware that the anyone over a .08 blood alcohol content is considered over the legal limit in North Carolina. However, many people will likely be surprised to know that even when under the legal limit, they could still find themselves charged with DWI. This is because, as one sheriff's deputy explains, the state has a "two-pronged law."

North Carolina woman charged with disaster relief fraud

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, many people in North Carolina and across the country are unsure about to whom to turn for help as they rebuild their lives. If a natural disaster is declared, some people may be able to seek relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA. Unfortunately, a woman is now accused of fraud after seeking such assistance following Hurricane Matthew.

North Carolina man accused of drunk driving in fatal crash

The unexpected loss of a life is always a tragedy. Often following a crash that ends in death, law enforcement officials are quick to make a judgment call on the cause of the accident. However, there must be sufficient evidence to prove guilt before a conviction of criminal charges can occur. Unfortunately, a man in North Carolina now faces criminal charges after police claimed drunk driving was a factor in a recent fatal crash.

2 face drug charges following North Carolina traffic stop

Many drivers in North Carolina have experienced the nerve-wracking predicament of being pulled over by a police officer. As stressful as this situation may be, such an incident is typically relatively routine, and the driver and his or her passengers are usually on their way within a short period of time. Unfortunately, two people found themselves behind bars, facing significant drug charges following a recent traffic stop.

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