Drug Crimes

Police continue arrests for drug crimes that won’t be prosecuted

Late last year, Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather announced that his office would stop prosecuting most simple drug possession cases – even felonies. He made the announcement in response

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Year-long ‘Operation Sizzurp’ results in at least 6 arrests

This time last year, several healthcare providers and pharmacies notified the State Bureau of Investigation that they suspected fraudulent prescriptions were being made out for codeine syrup and other drugs.

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34-year-old man charged with drug trafficking in East Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. – Christopher Smith, 34, was arrested by Raleigh police and charged with trafficking cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, and hash. He will also face related charges in federal court. According to

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Addiction rates are higher in North Carolina

Addiction is a serious problem at home and across the United States. At different times in recent history, different drugs have been rampant. In recent years, opioids are negatively affecting

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Meth “super labs” create problems

The crackdown on meth labs in the US has made a difference, but only a small dent in the larger problem. Today, massive amounts of methamphetamine are smuggled into the

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Drug bust leads to the arrest of 23 people before Christmas

When the police perform a raid on a suspected drug operation, there is always a chance that people who are not even involved in trafficking could be arrested. Individuals are

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1 dies from overdose, dealer faces over 10 years in prison

If you’re accused of drug crimes, then you know it takes a strong defense to help you get through the case with the least amount of damage to your reputation

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2 ways to defend against drug possession charges

Even if police accuse you of possessing only a small amount of drugs, the allegations are serious, and you could face significant punishments if the allegations result in a conviction.

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