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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Trio of North Carolina Men Arrested on Sex Charges

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Three North Carolina men face felonies and misdemeanors involving a 14-year-old girl who lives far west of Raleigh. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office said it spent more than a year investigating allegations that the men participated in statutory rape of the teen that involved prostitution. Transylvania County is about 280 miles west of Raleigh. One
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Crime Rates Fall In North Carolina and Expunctions Increase

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North Carolina’s Department of Justice released a report yesterday showing that the state’s crime rate continues to decline. Not every type of crime has declined, however, and certain areas of the state continue to have relatively high rates. The statistics show a readily discernible pattern: From 10 years ago, the crime rate has lowered by
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Even Charges That Are Dropped May Still Appear on Your Record

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Getting arrested or charged with a crime in North Carolina can have serious consequences, even if you are found not guilty. Just being charged or arrested on suspicion of committing a crime can prevent you from getting the job or apartment you want. That’s because even when cases are dismissed or you are found not guilty,
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Reasons Behind Declining Us, North Carolina Prison Populations

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As we discussed earlier, the U.S. prison population has fallen three years in a row. This third year makes the trend statistically significant in the eyes of some analysts. From 2011 to 2012, the prison population declined by more than 25,000 people. Remarkably, more than 1,000 of those people were in North Carolina. According to
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