Man Faces Drug Charges For Cocaine And Heroin Distribution

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An undercover investigation has led to the arrest of a North Carolina man. The 34-year-old is accused of transporting large amounts of crack cocaine and heroin into various counties throughout the Piedmont area. He faces 35 drug charges in all, many which include heroin trafficking. He is in jail on a $3 million bond. Local,
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On the Road in Raleigh: Drug Charges Filed

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We see it over and over while perusing Raleigh’s News & Observer: stories of legal troubles and criminal charges beginning with a traffic stop. A recent example began on Interstate 440 where a Garner, North Carolina, man was pulled over. Wake County sheriff’s deputies then searched his car and said they found three kilograms of
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X-ray Was ‘reasonable’ Way to Execute Search Warrant, P. 2

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We were talking about a recent decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. The case does not involve North Carolina directly, but the issue — the constitutionality of using an X-ray for a cavity search — is important to criminal defendants across the country. The appellant in this case is
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X-ray Was ‘reasonable’ Way to Execute Search Warrant, P. 1

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A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled recently that a nonconsensual X-ray of a suspect’s abdomen did not violate his constitutional rights. The case was heard in the 1st Circuit, which does not include North Carolina. However, federal appeals courts often cite cases from other jurisdictions as persuasive, rather than binding, law. And, when it comes
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