Suspects from Raleigh, Charlotte Charged with Cocaine Trafficking

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Three men were arrested in Raleigh on March 18 after law enforcement agents allegedly found them trafficking eight kilograms of cocaine. According to police reports, the drugs were found during a vehicle stop on Old Wake Forest Road. In addition to the cocaine, officials say more than $43,000 in cash was seized, along with two other
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Sentencing Guidelines Amended for Drug Crimes

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The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to make temporary changes to federal sentencing guidelines last week. The amendments, which were part of the Fair Sentencing Act passed by Congress this summer, go into effect in federal courts this week. Congress proposed the changes to drug offense guidelines in an effort to equalize sentencing for crack and
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