What Is The Penalty For Shoplifting In North Carolina? P3

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We are wrapping up our discussion about the crime of shoplifting in North Carolina. As we said in our last two posts, the state takes shoplifting seriously: A conviction carries the possibility of jail time. A conviction will also show up in the offender’s criminal background check, scotching hopes of employment, and not only in
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What Is The Penalty For Shoplifting In North Carolina? P2

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People may think that shoplifting is a “victimless” crime, but the law doesn’t see it that way. Shoplifting is theft, and theft is theft whether it’s a scarf from Belk or a scarf from a woman’s handbag. In our last post, we talked about the different types of shoplifting. Here, we promised to talk about
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Stopped At A Sobriety Checkpoint? Know What To Expect, P. 3

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We are talking about sobriety checkpoints and what drivers should expect when they come to one. As we have said, checkpoints are not just for special occasions. The state, the county or Raleigh police can put up a checkpoint any day of the year. And if there is a checkpoint, a driver has an excellent
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Stopped At A Sobriety Checkpoint? Know What To Expect, P. 2

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Every holiday the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Wake County Sheriff’s office or the Raleigh Police Department — separately or in any combination — participates in an anti-drunk driving campaign. Those campaigns involve saturated street patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Of course, the police don’t need a special occasion to pull someone over for drunk driving;
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