Drunk Driving

Be Careful This Halloween Weekend, Police Increase DWI Patrols

As Halloween is upon us, many will be partaking in festive celebrations and costume parties this weekend. While planning your fun-filled weekends, be sure to remember that the North Carolina

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Sex Offender Accused of Social Networking Pleads Guilty

A Durham County registered sex offender pleaded guilty to using a social networking website this month. The former North Carolina Central University student was sentenced to three to four months for accessing

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Gaston County Sex Offender Meeting To be Held on Halloween

The Gaston County Sherriff’s Office is holding a required meeting of registered sex offenders on October 31 of this month, despite the fact that some towns have made the decision to observe

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Operation Bad Candy Results in Arrests and Drug Charges

In an operation called Bad Candy, law enforcement agencies in Brunswick County have been searching for individuals who allegedly violated the North Carolina Controlled Substance Act. Currently, the agencies are

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Monitoring for Convicted Sex Offenders Upheld – Part 2

In our last blog post, we discussed a case decided by the North Carolina Supreme Court last week. Three defendants convicted of sex offenses challenged their enrollment in an electronic monitoring

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Monitoring for Convicted Sex Offenders Upheld – Part 1

A divided North Carolina Supreme Court held last week that North Carolina sex offenders can be subject to electronic monitoring even if their convictions occurred before the passage of the tracking law.

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Early Release from Prison for Former N.C. House Speaker

Former Democratic House Speaker Jim Black was released early from federal prison on Monday. Black, 75, left the prison in Georgia six months early after serving time for white collar crime.

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