‘Operation Firecracker’ Cracks Down on DWIs over July 4th Holiday

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With the Fourth of July, as with every holiday, comes the North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s Operation Firecracker: Booze It or Lose It campaign. From Friday, June 28, through Sunday, July 7, motorists throughout the state will encounter sobriety checkpoints on major roads and saturated law enforcement patrols in neighborhoods and on less heavily traveled
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18-year-old’s Thrill Ride Could Cost Him His Freedom

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A Durham teen ended his weekend with a night in jail and an early Monday court appearance. The 18-year-old faces both felony and misdemeanor charges as well as citations for multiple traffic violations. The events that led to his arrest unfolded in a matter of minutes, but he could live with the consequences for the
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.08 if by Land and .08 if by Sea: Dwi Possible Behind Any Wheel

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With Memorial Day behind us and the last day of school just around the corner, North Carolina residents are in the mood for summer fun. Because summer fun often includes boating on the lakes or the Intercoastal Waterway, it is time for us to remind everyone of the consequences of drinking and boating. We aren’t
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Dwi Charges Dismissed, Accused Wants Police Investigated, Cont.

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We are continuing the discussion from our last post. A man — a former North Carolina legislator — was arrested in December 2011 on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The incident began as what could have been a routine traffic stop. The driver’s tabs were expired. When the officer ran the driver’s license, he discovered,
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DWI Charges Dismissed, Accused Wants Police Investigated

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A former state lawmaker is planning to ask federal and state authorities to investigate law enforcement regarding his experience with a traffic stop. The one-time legislator was pulled over in December 2011 by an officer from the Concord Police Department. Concord is in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte. The incident in question
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