Police conducted a search in two Budget Inn rooms earlier this week. The search resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old man. Allegedly, the man was hiding 16 pounds of marijuana in his hotel room. Police say that as soon as they entered one room, the man ran away on foot, but they apprehended him shortly thereafter.
A teacher employed in Franklin County was arrested along with her husband after police claim they found heroin in her vehicle. Police made the arrest of the 29-year-old woman and her 32-year-old husband on a recent Thursday evening in Franklinton. At the time of the arrest, their vehicle also contained their young children.
North Carolina law enforcement authorities have arrested six people in connection with 2,200 pounds of marijuana. Police suspect the individuals were participating in a marijuana trafficking operation. The seized drugs are said to hold a value of approximately $3 million.
North Carolina residents need to remember that even though some states have legalized recreational marijuana, our state has not. Therefore, if you or a loved one are caught with a large quantity of marijuana, you could face serious criminal consequences. Indeed, when a large quantity of this drug is found, authorities will frequently accuse you of trafficking offenses.
Sessions has a mixed record on criminal lawmaking, but he may very well take the idea of criminal justice "reform" as getting even tougher on crime.
President Obama succeeded in pardoning a final 330 individuals just before finishing up his final term as President of the United States. Those he pardoned were mostly nonviolent drug offenders, which brought his total amount of clemencies to 1,715. This broke records for presidential pardons granted.
Marijuana is still illegal in the state of North Carolina. Even though the drug has been legalized for recreational use in many states throughout America, and also legalized for medical use in a lot more states, North Carolina remains the same in its opinion of the drug. Those caught in possession of marijuana could therefore face very serious drug offense charges.
A married couple from Onslow County, North Carolina, were recently arrested by authorities in Virginia. The couple -- a 27-year-old man and 24-year old woman -- were arrested on multiple drug-related charges relating to heroin and methamphetamine trafficking.
Eight individuals have been arrested and accused of participating in a drug trafficking ring in the Charlotte and Greensboro areas. Among the individuals arrested was a Transportation Security Administration employee. The suspects were charged by the Department of Justice on Nov. 9 and all of them will face drug conspiracy charges.
Authorities have arrested 17 suspects following a drug raid in Cocke County. According to county deputies, they received information about alleged drug activity happening at a cabin in the area. After arriving at the cabin, deputies found several individuals they say were engaging in illegal activity.