Should a Drunken Horse Rider Be “saddled” with a Dwi?

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Recently, two men were arrested for riding a horse and a mule down a busy street in Austin. Although they were initially charged with driving while intoxicated, the charges were later reduced to public intoxication. Was this the right call? When debating whether a drunken horse rider should be charged with a DWI, it is
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Fraud, Forgery Charges in Investment Scheme

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The North Carolina Secretary of State’s office continues its investigation into a Durham man’s investment scam. A grand jury handed up an indictment in the case last week, charging the 60-year-old with almost 40 counts of investment fraud, 12 counts of forgery and 12 counts of uttering forged documents. Authorities say there are likely more,
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Raleigh Police Await Extradition of Ex-student

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It’s not often that someone pays his $25,000 bond in cash, but it’s not often, either, that an ex-student from North Carolina State University is arrested with 26 pounds of marijuana in his car. The man was arrested on a traffic stop by a state trooper in Oklahoma, where drug trafficking charges were filed. From
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It’s Business, Not Personal – Fbi Takes Down Organized Crime

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that 800 federal agents and police officers have arrested more than one hundred organized crime associates. It’s the largest Mafia crackdowns in FBI history, the agency said. The charges include murder, racketeering, extortion, loan-sharking, money laundering, gambling and other activities associated with organized crime. Among the 127
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