Drunk Driving

Questions about North Carolina blood alcohol concentration tests

For those who have never been charged with a DWI in North Carolina, there may be a lot of questions surrounding the blood alcohol concentration tests. Below, you’ll find the

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Alleged drunk driver crashes, woman killed in wreck

A retired schoolteacher is dead and the other driver who caused the wreck is now behind bars following a fatal collision in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, last month. The 30-year-old

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How is DNA used in a sex crimes case?

In many sex crime cases, there is no DNA evidence found that can be used at trial. However, for the cases that do involve DNA evidence, it can be difficult

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What are the laws on gun ownership in North Carolina?

In North Carolina and all other states, federal law prohibits some people from possessing, transporting, shipping or receiving explosives, firearms or ammunition. The possession of a firearm may be constructive

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What are North Carolina’s penalties for drug trafficking?

North Carolina vigorously pursues and prosecutes those suspected of trafficking illegal drugs within and across its borders. In order to stay on the right side of the law, it can

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DNA from discarded cigarette upheld as evidence in North Carolina

Most people are aware that the Fourth Amendment protects them from unreasonable search and seizures. However, the courts sometimes rule on evidence that isn’t covered under this amendment. Recently, the

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North Carolina’s Veterans Treatment Court

The State of North Carolina has recently joined a growing contingent of states to address the surging numbers of veterans entering the criminal justice system by opening a Veterans Treatment

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What does North Carolina’s open container law entail?

In North Carolina, the transportation of an open container of alcohol is governed by law. However, a violation of this law does depend on the type of vehicle it is

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