A mortgage broker imprisoned for fraud is requesting his sentence be vacated due to improper court procedures and allegedly bad advice. The man was sentenced to serve 19 years in prison for mortgage fraud, which happened to be one of the longest sentences ever handed down in the Charlotte area for this type of crime. The man is requesting his sentencing be dismissed, set aside or corrected.
In North Carolina, theft crime charges are serious business, no matter who you are. A 28-year-old Army soldier is likely realizing this after being accused of breaking into a gun shop. The 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper is now charged with stealing property valued at tens of thousands of dollars.
A North Carolina man recently endured an expensive and time-consuming ordeal involving mistaken identity and drug charges. The 22-year-old man was unaware that he was listed as a most-wanted man in the city of Statesville. Shocked when he saw his photo on a wanted poster, he turned himself in to police in an attempt to avoid more public embarrassment. However, as a result of the false drug charges, the man was still suspended from his job.
As any North Carolina resident knows, teenagers make mistakes. Sometimes these mistakes can be very serious and lead to criminal charges, but a teenager should not necessarily suffer the rest of his or her life for a youthful crime. With that mind, readers in the Charlotte area may want to consider the drug charges recently filed against a 17-year-old boy.
Police have arrested a Charlotte man and issued arrest warrants for two others in connection with a so-called theft ring in North Carolina. Authorities claim that the men stole a number of goods from area businesses and then attempted to sell the stolen property online through Craigslist. The total value of the items involved in the alleged theft crime amount to more than $1 million.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 27-year-old man with committing a series of robberies. The young man is now facing various criminal charges, chief among them robbery with a dangerous weapon.
On March 13, a North Carolina man's pickup collided with a bicycle while traveling along an interstate. According to a local news report, the cyclist died a little more than a week later at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Police have charged the driver of the pickup with DWI, having an open container, transporting spirituous liquor and failure to maintain lane control.
Sometimes people may mistake conduct for something completely different from what the other person intended. Indeed, that may be the case with one North Carolina man who was recently arrested by Charlotte police. The man is now facing a criminal charge of sexual battery following an incident on a bus.
A man from Waxhaw, North Carolina, is facing accusations of criminal conduct in connection with the robbery of a bank in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte. Although he was taken into custody by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, federal authorities are also involved in the case. Officials are pressing felony charges of common law robbery against the 47-year-old man.