Stopped At A Sobriety Checkpoint? Know What To Expect, P. 2

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Every holiday the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Wake County Sheriff’s office or the Raleigh Police Department — separately or in any combination — participates in an anti-drunk driving campaign. Those campaigns involve saturated street patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Of course, the police don’t need a special occasion to pull someone over for drunk driving;
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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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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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Dwi Checkpoints Focus on Sobriety on the Road and on the Water

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In an effort to raise awareness about drinking while driving any vehicle, a group of law enforcement authorities in North Carolina launched a campaign entitled “On the road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive.” The campaign recently organized a combined sobriety checkpoint effort near a North Carolina beach and the public boat launch. The
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