Meth Enforcement Efforts Lead to New Criminal Activity (p. 2)

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In our last post, we were discussing a recent Associated Press report on the unintended consequences of laws limiting the sale of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient of methamphetamine. According to the AP, the laws have created a new problem: “pill brokers.” And, after a brief slump, meth criminal activity is on the rise again. Experts
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Meth Enforcement Efforts Lead to New Criminal Activity

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In 2005, North Carolina joined the majority of the states by passing law restricting the sale of products containing pseudoephedrine. The decongestant is a key ingredient of methamphetamine. By requiring customers to show identification and to sign a register and then limiting the amount of the drug they could purchase in one month, lawmakers hoped
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For Two Moms, Crime is a Family Business

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Two Wake County families and their criminal endeavors were in the headlines this week. Authorities don’t know the full story behind either case. In the first case, the subject of our December 22nd post, a mother and her two children are in jail in connection with the death of the children’s father. Authorities discovered his
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Durham Ballistics Lab in the Works Before Sbi Probe

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Durham has a lot of gun crime, according to the city’s police forensics manager. In the firearms lab at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, gun and bullet evidence from Durham account for a full third of the agency’s workload. Processing the evidence, though, can take the SBI’s lab up to two years, holding
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