Law Office of Christopher A. Connelly
Get the Answer You Need
704-376-9376 Se Habla EspaƱol
Menu + - Practice Menu + -

Criminal Defense Archives

Former North Carolina police officer faces criminal charges

Anger can fuel a lot of irrational acts. When combining anger with the availability of a firearm, those acts can turn dangerous at a moment's notice. However, just because an allegation has been made that an individual was angry when they left an altercation, does not always mean that they are responsible for any subsequent criminal charges that are brought as a result of an incident that same evening in a North Carolina court.

North Carolina mother faces criminal charges for assault on son

Getting to the bottom of an alleged assault can be a difficult task for law enforcement. Sorting the details in how the assault transpired and who was responsible for initiating the altercation can serve as the basis for criminal charges to be filed by North Carolina police. However, despite charges being filed, there may still be an abundance of evidence that has yet to be disclosed, which may only arise after a thorough investigation has been completed.

Trial begins for lawmaker facing felony charges

A former North Carolina lawmaker is about to go to trial for several felony charges that have been brought against him. He is accused of taking government money from non-profit organizations to use for personal purchases. The felony charges also include allegedly tricking taxpayers into giving him an inflated salary and a large interest-free loan.

Father faces felony charges in North Carolina shooting

Families are complicated. People with vastly different personalities frequently spend time together based on their blood ties. These different personalities can sometimes lead to conflict, ranging anywhere from verbal confrontation to encounters that lead to felony charges. Recently, an altercation between a father and son in North Carolina has led to the father's arrest.

Parents facing criminal charges in North Carolina child's death

The death of a child is shocking to a community and to the family left behind. Murder accusations can follow someone permanently, even if a conviction is never obtained. Two people are likely in for a challenging legal battle in North Carolina after they were accused of being responsible for the death of their 2-year-old child. They are now facing criminal charges of murder in the first-degree and two additional counts of felony child abuse.

Military recruiter faces criminal charges in North Carolina

A Marine recruiter has been accused of sexually assaulting two female recruits. Although criminal charges have been filed against him in North Carolina, the Marine Corps has also been notified, potentially resulting in additional charges from a military court. The recruiter has since been arrested and must now defend himself in court.

North Carolina driver makes complaint, hit with criminal charges

A North Carolina bus driver and two teenagers are facing legal trouble in connection with a bizarre blackmail incident. The bus driver reportedly claimed she had been the victim of extortion from two students. The woman asserted the two teenagers were contacting her through Facebook in an attempt to get $60 from her. Once an investigation began, the story became more twisted, resulting in criminal charges against everyone involved.

North Carolina accident leads to criminal charges against uncle

The death of a child can be a parent's worst nightmare. It can be even more difficult when a family member is blamed for it. A young child died after a North Carolina hunting accident, and his uncle is now facing criminal charges in connection with the death.

Woman facing criminal charges after North Carolina chase

A woman involved in a high-speed chase is facing criminal charges after allegedly refusing to pull over. The woman is accused of telling North Carolina officers she would only pull over for cash. When she was finally stopped, she was arrested and is now facing a variety of criminal charges.

North Carolina man facing criminal charges after alleged rape

A North Carolina man is facing criminal charges after being accused of rape. Authorities believe the man broke into his ex-girlfriend's house and sexually assaulted her multiple times. He is now facing several criminal charges.

Meet the Office Mascots

  • Murraye Connelly is a 5th generation Labradoodle, extremely intelligent, comical and endearingly impish, and occasionally confounding. More Photos

  • Dustyeis a gaited (also known as racking) Registered Tennessee Walking Horse. He is a sweet tempered, playful, noble buckskin who loves to give rides to kids. More Photos

  • Sir Winston Churchill Connelly Memorial Page was a red Labradoodle bred from a mahogany miniature French Poodle and a red English Lab. He was doted upon by staff and clients alike, stealing their hearts with his sweet disposition. More Photos