Criminal Conviction Related to Sex Crime Carries Stiff Penalties

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A criminal conviction related to a sex crime carries with it many penalties. Individuals charged with and convicted of sex crimes such as rape, sexual assault or statutory rape often face time behind bars, years of probation and mandatory inclusion on a sex offender registry. An individual who is forced to register as a sex
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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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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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Elderly Driver Charged in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

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Reports and criminal charges stemming from a recent motor vehicle accident may cause some Raleigh residents to lose sleep. Those of us with an elderly friend or loved one read about and hear about older drivers’ problems behind the wheel. None of us wants to have that conversation, though, about relinquishing driving privileges and, with
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