North Carolina Dwi Backlog Slows Prosecutions

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A North Carolina TV station reports that a backlog in blood-alcohol tests analyzed at Raleigh’s State Crime Lab is slowing prosecutors across the state. The station says some of those charged with driving while intoxicated are seeing their cases delayed months and some might spend “years waiting for their cases to come up.” The director
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On the Road in Raleigh: Drug Charges Filed

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We see it over and over while perusing Raleigh’s News & Observer: stories of legal troubles and criminal charges beginning with a traffic stop. A recent example began on Interstate 440 where a Garner, North Carolina, man was pulled over. Wake County sheriff’s deputies then searched his car and said they found three kilograms of
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North Carolina Man Faces Sex Offense Charges

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About 200 miles west of Raleigh lies the small town of Mooresboro, North Carolina. A man who lives there was accused of a sexual assault approximately eight months ago by a Spartanburg woman. The 32-year-old man was arrested yesterday and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to a media report. A Spartanburg police spokesperson
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North Carolina Man Faces Kidnapping, Assault, Robbery Charges

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About 200 miles to the east of Raleigh, a North Carolina man faces a slew of serious criminal charges after a reported robbery at a drug store. He faces charges including kidnapping and assault, a spokesperson for the Nags Head Police Department said. A woman alleged to be his accomplice was also arrested. The 29-year-old
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35 Arrested in Raleigh This Morning on Drug Charges

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Thirty-five people were arrested this morning in Raleigh and surrounding communities on felony drug-trafficking charges, the News & Observer reports. The charges are related to alleged marijuana and cocaine sales. Six more people are still being sought in the sweep. Of the 41 targeted in today’s events, 16 are being categorized by the Wake County
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