1 Smurf + 2-liter Bottle = One-pot Meth Lab

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North Carolina logged a record-matching number of methamphetamine lab busts last month. February’s 46 labs matched the April 2005 peak. One key difference: In 2005, North Carolina had no law limiting sales of pseudoephedrine. We’ve reached the height of heights again even with the key ingredient moved behind the pharmacy counter. Why? Meth labs are
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Checkpoint Apps Encourage Drunk Driving, Senators Say

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As most Raleigh and North Carolina residents know, sobriety checkpoints are a key element of the state’s anti-drunk driving Booze It & Lose It program. At checkpoints this past St. Patrick’s Day police issued more than 1,000 DWI charges. A group of U.S. senators wants to lower that number, but lower it honestly. The senators
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Laura’s Law Update: North Carolina Dwi Legislation Passed by House

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Last month, we discussed proposed legislation entitled “Laura’s Law.” Recently, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of the bill. The bill will now head to the North Carolina Senate where it is also expected to pass. The bill is named after a 17-year-old North Carolina resident, Laura, who was killed by
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Booze It & Lose It Campaign Saves ‘countless Lives’

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More than a few drivers could trade their St. Patrick’s Day wearin’ o’ the green for wearin’ o’ the orange prison jump suit, thanks to this year’s Booze It & Lose It campaign. North Carolina law enforcement officers logged more than 1,000 drunk driving charges at sobriety checkpoints and through saturated patrols. In Wake County,
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Another Sbi Problem: Criminal Information Network Access

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The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has missed a few improper uses of the Division of Criminal Information network, according to a report in a Raleigh newspaper. The DCI network houses local, state and federal data gathered from police and prisons, courts and drivers’ records. This network supplied all the information to that officer
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