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Police accuse 3 people after finding 600 baggies of heroin

The Nash County Sheriff's office arrested and accused three people of possessing hundreds of baggies of heroin that they were allegedly in the process of selling and distributing. According to the Sheriff's office, the men were arrested after a two-month investigation of suspected heroin trading activity at a home in Rocky Mount.

Why is fentanyl dangerous?

The problem of opioid and heroin addiction is getting worse every day in North Carolina. Also, as many readers of this blog are already aware, fentanyl is a dangerous synthetic opioid that's taking the black market by storm. Numerous people have died from overdosing on fentanyl, heroin and other opioids in North Carolina -- and the situation doesn't seem to be getting any better.

2 men accused of possessing 85 pounds of marijuana

The Wake County Sheriff's Office arrested two men on a recent Thursday afternoon, alleging that they were in possession of 85 pounds of marijuana. The men, aged 24 and 21, were taken into custody at 3:20 p.m., in a neighborhood close to Interstate 40 and Lake Wheeler Road at the southern end of Raleigh.

Are you at risk of arrest if your drug dealer gets caught?

Imagine you are a recreational drug user. From time to time, you call your drug dealer ask if you can buy something illegal. Because you call him or her regularly, your number is saved in your drug dealer's phone. So, if your drug dealer gets arrested, does this mean that police will have access to your phone number when his or her cell gets confiscated?

The penalties for marijuana possession in North Carolina

North Carolina residents accused of marijuana possession will have the right to defend themselves against their charges in criminal court. Furthermore, the individuals will not be convicted or punished until -- and only if -- they are proved guilty of their marijuana crimes beyond a reasonable doubt.

What if I was arrested for drugs that my doctor prescribed?

Prescription drugs are controlled substances, but -- because they serve a medical purpose -- North Carolina residents are legally permitted to take them and have them on their person if a doctor prescribes them. That said, what if you were carrying your prescription drugs, and they were not in the originally labeled bottle and a police officer arrested you for illegal drug possession?

What are the most common drug charges?

At the Roberts Law Group, we represent North Carolina residents in their criminal proceedings. We regularly defend individuals against allegations involving a wide variety of crimes, but some of the most common allegations we see involve illegal drugs. In addition, in the category of drug crimes, we tend to see the same three allegations relating to drugs over and over again.

3 excellent criminal defense strategies

When it comes to defending yourself against a crime in North Carolina, you will want to review the facts that led to your arrest carefully. This review will determine whether or not you should admit to the alleged crimes or defend yourself against them in court. It will also determine the most appropriate criminal defense strategies to employ.

Nursing home director accused of drug trafficking

A Laurinburg nursing home director -- who managed a nursing home cited for countless state violations -- was arrested last year and accused of drug violations. Authorities charged the woman with two counts of felony drug trafficking in heroin/opium in March 2016. According to the Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office, the woman will soon appear in court to face the charges.

Purple drank warning: This beverage is not legal

You might remember several years ago when "Purple Drank" -- a beverage made by mixing anti-histamine, codeine, promethazine and Sprite -- made it into the news. Rapper Lil' Wayne spoke publicly about being addicted to this Schedule V drug, which can be made from easily procurable ingredients.

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