Sex Crimes

Judge, jury agree on sentence in child sex crimes case

A jury in Roanoke Circuit Court recommended late last year that a 53-year-old man be sentenced to six years in state prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery against

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Facing Federal Drug Charges? The Solution is to Attack the Sentencing Guidelines (Part 1)

By Kevin Marcilliat, Attorney, Roberts Law Group, PLLC “[T]hese fixes do not reach to the heart of the problem, which is that the vast majority of federal drug offenders serving outsize sentences

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Man gets 7 year prison sentence in federal sex crime case

Recently in Raleigh, North Carolina, a man from Cary received a seven-year federal prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to using the Internet to promote prostitution and interstate transportation for

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Man arrested on human trafficking charges

On Dec. 6, 2015, a 15-year-old girl was found at a Raleigh, North Carolina, Econo Lodge. The Raleigh Police Department was informed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that she

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Patrick Roberts Appointed to North Carolina State Ethics Commission

Roberts Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Raleigh criminal defense lawyer Patrick Roberts to the North Carolina State Ethics Commission. Part of Mr. Roberts‘s role will be

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Federal charges never filed, man gets back money from seizure

It’s taken several months, but a business owner in Fairmont, North Carolina, will finally get his $107,702.66 that was seized by police in July 2014. The man was also seeking

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