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Deputy fired after North Carolina DWI charge

Law enforcement officials are often held to a higher standard than most North Carolina citizens. For the head of many departments, it is important that their officers' reputations are above reproach, especially when it comes to criminal activity. However, many departments are willing to wait to pass final judgment on their officers until after the courts have done their job. This was not the case for a deputy who is facing a DWI charge.

North Carolina mom faces drunk driving charge and other charges

Parents have a special legal duty to protect their children which the law takes seriously. A driver also has a responsibility to follow the rules of the road, especially refraining from driving while under the influence. Unfortunately for one woman, law enforcement authorities in North Carolina are accusing her of failing to fulfill both of these duties. The woman was recently arrested and now faces a drunk driving charge and a child abuse charge.

North Carolina man facing a drunk driving charge

A young North Carolina man finds himself facing a drunk driving charge stemming from a fatal car accident. The accident claimed the life of one passenger in his car. The drunk driving charge also includes a charge of causing bodily harm to the two other survivors from the wreck.

North Carolina man arrested for driving while impaired

A North Carolina man was recently arrested in Charlotte for suspected drunk driving after he crashed into four patrol cars. It was discovered that he was supposedly driving while impaired with a child in the car at the time of crash. He is officially charged with driving under the influence, child abuse and reckless driving.

Drunk driving charge filed against North Carolina woman

Law enforcement has arrested a Dunn, North Carolina woman and she now faces a drunk driving charge. She was originally pulled over for suspected driving while impaired and in the process of the traffic stop, she backed into a patrol car. She was arrested on a drunk driving charge and is under a $1500 bond.

Charlotte teenager faces drunk driving charge in fatal accident

Everyone can agree that it is sometimes difficult to be a teenager. Teenagers tend to be more prone to rash decisions and irrational behavior. Fortunately for some, these decisions lead to fairly insignificant consequences. For others, however, their decisions have consequences that will alter lives forever. A Charlotte teenager, already a mother to an 11-month old, is facing these consequences after an accident that led to a drunk driving charge.

North Carolina accident leads to death and DWI charge

A North Carolina car accident has resulted in the death of one person and injured two others. The driver deemed responsible is now facing a DWI charge and multiple other charges. Authorities plan to arrest the driver after his release from the hospital.

North Carolina crash on icy road results in DWI charge

A crash on a Charlotte road has led to criminal charges against the driver. The man was traveling westbound in the early morning hours and reportedly lost control of his vehicle. The truck crashed into a tree, killing one of his passengers and injuring two others. He is now facing a DWI charge, along with charges of driving without a license and two felony charges related to his passengers.

North Carolina officer charged with driving under the influence

A North Carolina officer has been accused of driving under the influence after a traffic stop. Another officer apparently spotted the man's car traveling at a high rate of speed over railroad tracks. The vehicle bottomed out and the accused turned the vehicle left, but was swerving and driving erratically. The officer stopped the vehicle and the accused is now facing charges of driving under the influence.

Man faces drunk driving charge after allegedly hitting police car

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.

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