Shoplifting Can Result In A Misdemeanor Or Felony Charge

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Shoplifting is a significant issue nationwide, including here in North Carolina. This is a problem that costs businesses and consumers a pretty penny every year and, as such, is not something that is taken lightly. Those accused of shoplifting may face a number of consequences if prosecutors are able to secure a conviction. Shoplifting is
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Do All Drug Offenses Warrant Jail Or Prison Time?

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While drug crimes are certainly a serious issue in North Carolina, some may wonder if all of them warrant jail or prison time. Drug offenses vary in their severity, and those who are accused of low level offenses may benefit from treatment rather than punishment. In some cases, Drug Treatment Court simply is the better
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North Carolina Man Facing Statutory Rape Charges

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A man who is well known in his community is facing charges that seem unthinkable. A well-liked and respected youth leader at the Unity United Methodist Church in Salisbury has been arrested and is facing statutory rape and other sex crime charges involving minors. As law enforcement officials in North Carolina don’t take such accusations
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SBI Update: Be Careful What You Wish For; You Will Surely Get It

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Authorities are once again chiding the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Lab for rushing to judgment. This time, however, the situation involves a very unusual suspect. The State Human Resources Commission has overturned the SBI’s decision to fire the blood stain analyst that was such a prominent figure in the 2010 crime lab
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