North Carolina Continues to Crack Down on Meth Use, Manufacturing

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Authorities across North Carolina are cracking down on the possession, selling and manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine. In fact, the state busted more meth labs in 2013 than ever before. Law enforcement agencies took down 561 meth labs in 2013, compared to 460 the year earlier. The majority of these were not big operations at all,
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Raleigh Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

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Two North Carolina men face the possibility of lengthy prison sentences if they are convicted on charges stemming from their recent arrests. The two arrests on drug trafficking charges are apparently unrelated, though both men stand accused of dealing heroin and both were arrested by the same Raleigh police officer. Last Thursday night, a 44-year-old
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Recognition That Drug Sentences Can Be Too Harsh

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They say the wheels of justice grind slowly. While there is truth in the saying, eight federal inmates who just had their sentences for drug crimes commuted are undoubtedly grateful that the wheels of justice finally turned in their favor. Raleigh news outlets reported that President Obama issued the commutations in eight federal cases in
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Former Unc Player Facing Marijuana Charges

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A few miles northwest of Raleigh, police entered a home owned by University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams. Inside the Chapel Hill residence, police said they found a former UNC basketball player and an illegal substance. The former player was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession, as well as a charge of
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West of Raleigh, Man Accused of Operating Meth Lab

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If you get on Interstate 40 and drive west of Raleigh for about three hours, you’ll come to the small town of Vale, nestled into the North Carolina countryside. One of the few residents of the unincorporated village is a 39-year-old man, arrested two days ago and charged with manufacturing a controlled substance. Law enforcement
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