On the Road in Raleigh: Drug Charges Filed

in Drug Crimes, on

We see it over and over while perusing Raleigh’s News & Observer: stories of legal troubles and criminal charges beginning with a traffic stop. A recent example began on Interstate 440 where a Garner, North Carolina, man was pulled over. Wake County sheriff’s deputies then searched his car and said they found three kilograms of
Continue Reading On the Road in Raleigh: Drug Charges Filed

35 Arrested in Raleigh This Morning on Drug Charges

in Drug Crimes, on

Thirty-five people were arrested this morning in Raleigh and surrounding communities on felony drug-trafficking charges, the News & Observer reports. The charges are related to alleged marijuana and cocaine sales. Six more people are still being sought in the sweep. Of the 41 targeted in today’s events, 16 are being categorized by the Wake County
Continue Reading 35 Arrested in Raleigh This Morning on Drug Charges

North Carolina Teen Arrested in Halloween Homicide Case

in Drug Crimes, on

Few members of the public understand the intricacies of the drug trafficking trade, but do understand that it’s dangerous business that too often includes deadly violence as one of its many risks. A 19-year-old North Carolina homicide suspect was recently arrested in connection with the Halloween night shooting of an 18-year-old woman. The 19-year-old was
Continue Reading North Carolina Teen Arrested in Halloween Homicide Case

Police: North Carolina ‘Liquor House’ Raided, Charges Filed

in Drug Crimes, on

A couple of North Carolina law enforcement agencies had in recent weeks been fielding calls and complaints about activities in a house about 90 miles southeast of Raleigh. Neighbors said the Grifton “liquor house” was a hotbed of activity that included drug trafficking, illegal alcohol sales, gambling and fights. The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Department said a
Continue Reading Police: North Carolina ‘Liquor House’ Raided, Charges Filed

More States to Address Question of Legalizing Marijuana

in Drug Crimes, on

Ever since the 1930s, the federal government has prohibited the use of marijuana. Although federal law on marijuana use has been relatively static and unflinching, attitudes towards the drug have shifted over the past eight decades. State marijuana laws have evolved along with those shifting attitudes. In North Carolina, strict punishments are still in place
Continue Reading More States to Address Question of Legalizing Marijuana