Roberts Law Group, PLLC
North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys
We FIGHT for the Best Results
We FIGHT for the Best Results

Posts tagged "drug charges"

North Carolina continues its 'harm reduction' push for people dealing with drug addiction

"It's hard at first getting people to trust me and to believe that the exchange is legal and we are not working for the cops."

- Jessie Garner of the Fayetteville syringe exchange

Understanding North Carolina drug treatment court

In many states, drug courts or drug treatment courts seek to offer treatment to people facing drug charges. In North Carolina, 23 counties offer drug treatment court, but there are specific criteria that the defendants must meet first. Below, you'll find more information on drug treatment courts in North Carolina. Your criminal defense attorney can provide more information about these another defense options.

4 arrested for drug crimes related to cocaine trafficking

News reports out of North Carolina indicate that two people from that state -- and two from Texas -- have been arrested in connection with a major drug distribution conspiracy. The four defendants, who range in age from 22 to 40, are facing accusations of drug crimes related to cocaine trafficking and conspiracy. Investigators have remained relatively tight-lipped about the specifics in the case, but it appears as though more than 400 grams of cocaine may have been involved in the bust.

Drug crimes can have major effect on young people's future

Are you a young person who is facing drug charges because of possessing even a small amount of marijuana or another illegal substance? It is important to realize that a conviction for drug crimes can have a major impact on your personal and professional future, leaving you without employment prospects and other key benefits. That is why aggressive defense is needed to protect against even seemingly modest drug charges; an experienced team of legal professionals can help.

Elementary educators arrested on prescription drug charges

There mere mention of drug dealing often conjures up visions of several people huddled together in a dark alley while passing money and drugs back and forth. For one North Carolina town, the drug deals were allegedly taking place in a manner nobody would ever have suspected.

Defendant charged with drug crimes after traffic stop

A North Carolina teenager is facing felony drug charges after he was allegedly found with a large amount of marijuana in his vehicle on April 26. The young man, age 18, was pulled over by a law enforcement officer when she noticed that he was speeding and using his brights unnecessarily, in addition to driving erratically. The man was accused of the drug crimes after a search of his vehicle revealed the small bags of marijuana in his car.

Heroin use up in North Carolina, drug crimes penalties change

New statistics show that a troubling rise in heroin use is occurring throughout North Carolina, causing some alarm among law enforcement officers and public health officials alike. Heroin had been only a minor concern for drug crimes enforcement agencies in recent years. A recent spike in heroin deaths in 2012, however, has led to increased attention to the distribution of the narcotic.

Drug crimes case prompts discussion about free will

What do drugs, urine and the Constitution have in common? They are all under consideration in connection with a case that is currently being heard by the North Carolina Supreme Court. This bizarre drug crimes case seeks to answer a fundamental legal quandary: Should people be punished for involuntary crimes?

Drug crimes rates show increased popularity of heroin

When representatives from one North Carolina county chose to crack down on prescription drug abuse, law enforcement officers predicted that a rise in heroin use in the area would occur. Those statements, made in September 2012, seemed eerily prophetic; authorities say that Brunswick County is now flooded with heroin. In 2013, the Wilmington Police Department reportedly arrested 214 people for heroin possession. Just 10 years earlier, only 12 people were arrested annually for such drug crimes.

Client Reviews

Get Legal Help Now
Let Us Help You

Put our team of criminal defense lawyers on your side today. You are one phone call or email away from getting your questions answered by an experienced defense attorney.

Call us at 877-880-5753 to set up a free consultation or send us an email.

Fill out the form below for a Free Consultation.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Call 877-880-5753 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Offices open weekdays 8am - 7pm, Saturdays 9am - 5pm