Drug Crimes

Feds: Charlotte kingpin businesses raided, drug crimes alleged

North Carolina authorities say they have apprehended the man thought to be the kingpin of a major drug operation in the area for the past decade. The defendant, who is

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Man gets 15 months for federal crimes after stealing from bank

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 15 months’ prison time after he was convicted of stealing more than $140,000 from a bank vault. That man, age 21, had

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Man arrested for sex crimes after allegedly hiding in closet

A North Carolina man is facing criminal allegations after he apparently hid in a teenager’s closet for five days, only fleeing after he was discovered by the girl’s mother. Authorities

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North Carolina man accused of sex crimes after hiding in closet

A North Carolina man is facing serious criminal allegations after he allegedly hid in a teenager’s closet for several days. The man, age 27, was accused of sex crimes including statutory rape

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Patrick Roberts Appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to Serve on Juvenile Justice Planning Committee

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Patrick Roberts, a criminal defense attorney in North Carolina based out of Raleigh and Charlotte, the honor of serving on the Juvenile Justice Planning Committee.

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Man charged with kidnapping after absconding with ex-wife

An area man accused of absconding with his ex-wife to North Carolina has been formally charged with kidnapping. The man allegedly took the woman from a West Knoxville area home

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Gang members sentenced after guilty plea for federal crimes

Two men associated with a violent gang have been sentenced to decades in prison after a recent courtroom hearing. The men were convicted in February on charges of federal crimes that included

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Man gets more than 7 years for Internet sex crimes

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to a 90-month prison term in a federal penitentiary in connection with several child porn charges. The man was accused of possessing, receiving

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