Man’s Death a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Prison Van P. 3

in Criminal Defense, on

An opinion piece in the Fayetteville Observer poses some interesting questions about the death of a prison inmate, questions that investigators have yet to answer. The piece also offers some insight into the victim’s mental illness. We have been writing about the case in our last couple of posts; in that time, no one from
Continue Reading Man’s Death a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Prison Van P. 3

Man’s Death a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Prison Van P. 2

in Criminal Defense, on

The Capitol Police have investigated the matter. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety’s investigation continues, though the department has taken some action to address the problem. The State Bureau of Investigation is also investigating, though the agency has yet to release any information to the public. Disability Rights North Carolina will review the evidence
Continue Reading Man’s Death a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Prison Van P. 2

Raleigh High-schooler’s Story Sparks More Than One Debate, P. 2

in Criminal Defense, on

We are discussing the case of the 17-year-old high school student who found herself in jail for three weeks. She was involved in a fight on the school bus one morning. After school officials had suspended her for five days, a Raleigh police officer, a “school resource officer,” arrested her and hauled her off to
Continue Reading Raleigh High-schooler’s Story Sparks More Than One Debate, P. 2

Raleigh Store Security Guard Charged with Extortion

in Criminal Defense, on

According to Raleigh police, a misdemeanor crime by a woman led to a felony crime by a man. The chain of events began last month when a 23-year-old woman was accused by a department store loss-prevention officer of shoplifting. Law enforcement officials allege that the 37-year-old store security guard then contacted the woman to offer
Continue Reading Raleigh Store Security Guard Charged with Extortion

North Carolina Woman Arrested on Fraud Charges

in Criminal Defense, on

About 125 miles west of Raleigh lies the small town of Yadkinville. That is where a North Carolina woman was recently arrested and accused of fraud. Law enforcement officials say the 39-year-old temporarily worked for a Yadkinville man, defrauding him of more than $6,000 last September. Officials claim that her criminal activities were not limited
Continue Reading North Carolina Woman Arrested on Fraud Charges