‘drugs and Desperation’ – Repeat Robber Suspect Arrested

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Authorities arrested a 37-year-old Durham man this week in connection with the series of Wake County bank robberies. Picked up for probation violation, he was later charged with one count of attempted common law robbery and six counts of common law robbery. Common law robbery, in which the suspect does not produce a weapon, is
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Colorado Man Guilty of … I’m Sorry Your Honor, Could You Repeat That?

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North Carolina defendants and their attorneys, take note: A Colorado man faces a maximum term of eight years in prison after being convicted this week of assault. The specifics of the assault were unusual, to say the least. He was apprehended after walking away from Hilltop House, where he was finishing up his sentence for
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In a Strange Twist, Defense Counsel Disappointed Da Won’t Appeal 2009 Ruling

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The Orange-Chatham District Attorney’s Office announced last week that they would not appeal the Superior Court judge’s ruling in a 2009 Pittsboro case. North Carolina criminal defense attorneys, however, may be disappointed at the outcome — not that the defendants have been cleared of the felony charges that set the case in motion, but that the 2008 law they
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Dui, Revoked License Lead to Serious Charges in Hit-and-run

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When the driver of the Altima struck a man on his bicycle, she didn’t bother to stop. The police caught up with her in South Carolina a day later. The bicyclist was treated at WakeMed. The driver is being held in the Wake County jail in lieu of $26,000 bail. The driver was driving without
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