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2 football players face criminal charges for inducement

Two North Carolina athletes have recently been arrested for supposedly receiving improper benefits from their program. The two University of North Carolina football players are facing the criminal charges of athlete-agent inducement, meaning they have been accused of accepting money or other improper benefits in exchange for a contract. Both men face several counts of inducement, and they are facing an unspecified amount of jail time, but only if convicted.

Ride malfunction at State Fair brings criminal charges to manager

Another man has been charged in relation to an incident at the North Carolina State Fair in which five people were injured. The people were injured attempting to get off of a ride, and North Carolina police suspect that the ride was tampered with. The man is the manager of the Family Attractions Amusement Co., and he now faces criminal charges.

Ride malfunction at State Fair brings criminal charges to manager

Another man has been charged in relation to an incident at the North Carolina State Fair in which five people were injured. The people were injured attempting to get off of a ride, and North Carolina police suspect that the ride was tampered with. The man is the manager of the Family Attractions Amusement Co., and he now faces criminal charges.

North Carolina State Fair incident leads to criminal charges

What was supposed to be a fun time at the North Carolina State Fair recently turned into a horrific situation when five people were seriously injured on a ride. As a result of this incident, two people now face criminal charges for assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators into the incident believe that the man who was operating the ride disabled some of the safety features in order get people on and off the ride more easily.

North Carolina school employee faces felony charges

A school employee has been arrested after he allegedly pretended to be a teenage girl through a Facebook profile. He has been accused of soliciting minors to send him nude photos of themselves. He faces felony charges in North Carolina of indecent exposure to a minor.

Passing a stopped school bus - changes in the law

Effective for offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013, the Passing a Stopped School Bus law in North Carolina makes several changes including the payment of a minimum $500 fine for the Class 1 misdemeanor. It establishes driver's license revocations for the second misdemeanor conviction within three years. Defendant's failure to pay fine or costs imposed for a violation will result in the Division of Motor Vehicles withholding the registration renewal of a motor vehicle registered in the defendant's name. Check www.connellydefense.com on the Traffic Violations banner.Passing a stopped school bus

North Carolina criminal defense: officer accused of manslaughter

Manslaughter cases that involve police officers in the role of the accused can draw a significant amount of attention, both in North Carolina and across the country. It can often seem difficult for a police officer accused of voluntary manslaughter to receive a fair trial in the wake of such high media exposure. This can make the preparation of such a criminal defense especially critical, considering the high stakes involved for the law enforcement official.

2 North Carolina men admit criminal charges in real estate scheme

There are many different types of white-collar crimes, and each of those crimes can fan out into several subcategories. Fraud is an especially versatile category; one can commit fraud against a person, a business or even an entity such as the United States of America. In North Carolina, under their plea deal, two men have admitted to the criminal charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States through a series of real estate scam schemes.

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