St. Patrick’s Day ‘Booze It & Lose It’ DWIs Up from 2013 – Maybe

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North Carolina’s “Booze It & Lose It” campaign over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend landed law enforcement in clover this year. The campaign includes saturated patrols and sobriety checkpoints and involves state and local law enforcement agencies. This year’s St. Pat’s program ran from Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17. According to the Governor’s
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North Carolina Mayor Pleads Guilty to Driving While Intoxicated

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Public officials are often held to a higher standard of accountability than other people might be under similar circumstances. Because of their visibility in the community, it can be difficult for them to experience the same treatment others in the same situation might receive. When that situation involves driving while intoxicated, it can be all
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Why Ingesting Any Amount of Alcohol May Result in a DWI Charge

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North Carolina drivers who are convicted of driving while intoxicated often face harsh penalties including fines, driver’s license revocation and even jail time. Because of the considerable financial and personal costs associated with a DWI, it’s critical that individuals facing a DWI charge secure legal representation. In North Carolina, if a police officer suspects a
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North Carolina Court Allows Rental Cop Involvement in Dwi

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North Carolina allows security guards to wear official-looking uniforms and badges, carry firearms and patrol in cars equipped with flashing red and white lights. It’s not surprising that these so-called rental cops are often mistaken for Raleigh police officers or law enforcement officials in other jurisdictions. Security guards aren’t hired by the state or city
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Woman Accused of Injuring People in Crash While Drunk Driving

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A woman was arrested earlier this month after police say she caused a car accident because she was drunk driving. The report on her arrest says she was trying to make an illegal turn, causing the accident. Not only is the woman now facing drunk driving charges, but she faces four felony counts of serious injury
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