A woman from Boone was recently arrested after what police are calling a standoff. Reportedly, North Carolina police initially attempted to arrest the woman for drug charges pertaining to methamphetamine as well as possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Now, she will likely face additional charges for allegedly evading arrest.
After police responded to a tip from a local Mooresville business, a man was arrested under suspicion of illegal drug activity. North Carolina police suspect that the man was gathering materials and substances in order to make methamphetamine. The 31-year-old faces drug charges regarding these allegations.
North Carolina residents facing drug charges may not be aware of the best action to take. While there are several stories published in various media outlets about drug charges, it can at times be difficult for the public to know if the facts presented are complete. A recent arrest has left several individuals facing drug charges.
Unfortunately, North Carolina has seen an increase in heroin charges in this state, and police officers are trying hard to arrest all those that they believe are involved in the heroin drug trafficking trade. On Oct. 5, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force arrested two men on heroin drug charges. The two North Carolina men have also been charged with other drug related infractions.
Once the police have a reason to search your car or home, pretty much anything they find is going to be fair game. Recently in North Carolina, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. received a call complaining of the strong smell of marijuana coming out of an apartment on the 8400 block of Riverbirch Drive, according to a police news release. The police say that they obtained a search warrant and brought drug charges after searching the property.
In the Bladen County area of North Carolina, two men were arrested for drug charges after being pulled over by police. The vehicle caught the attention of police when a patrol officer noticed the expired tag, which then led to what the officer said was a "probable cause search" of the vehicle. There is no indication of what specifically caused the police to search the car after making the initial traffic stop. The drug charges are based on evidence that was supposedly found in the search.
In North Carolina over 30 men and women are facing drug charges that are spread over three criminal indictments and one criminal complaint. Specifically, this group is facing drug charges for the intent to sell and traffic synthetic drugs. The sting was a joint effort between several law enforcement agencies and the arrests took place over a two day period.
North Carolina police in Cleveland County are looking for a man who is facing several drug charges. The drug charges follow a search of the man's home. Authorities say they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, though the details of the search may play an important role in any criminal defense. The purported drug paraphernalia was not further described, though it appears that its discovery led to a search warrant to open two safes in the home. Police say they found some drugs and a handgun when the safes were opened.
A teacher from Wilmington, North Carolina is facing drug charges, although she is still performing her work duties as a teacher. The teacher was arrested when she was found to have narcotics on her person and while she is not currently in jail, the investigation into this incident is ongoing. If a conviction should result from these drug charges, the teacher could potentially face harsh consequences.