Archives for: June 17th, 2020

Protests are sweeping the nation and many people are getting arrested as a result.

Numerous charges are being filed for many of the hundreds of people in North Carolina who have been taken into custody by the police. According to the Charlotte Observer, resisting a public officer and failure to disperse are two of the most frequently charged offenses.

If you choose to attend a protest, then you take the chance that you may be arrested. That’s why it’s crucial to understand just what your rights are at a protest as well [...]

State law enforcement maintains a constant focus on drug trafficking in the Charlotte area and that diligence often results in arrests. According to WSOCTV, two men in north Charlotte were arrested as the result of this kind of thorough drug investigation. 

Cocaine, MDMA, heroin, marijuana were found in large quantities in their dwelling, along with large amounts of money. All the elements needed to charge offenders with drug trafficking in North Carolina.

North Carolina takes drug trafficking very seriously and the laws reflect that. Here’s what you need to know about the drug [...]

Technology has allowed society to advance in many ways, including security devices such as cameras. Still, even with all the ways technology has given us a sense of security such as being able to see who is outside our door in real-time, it doesn’t eliminate all risk.

WFMY News 2 reported that a woman’s home in Charlotte was almost broken into by armed robbers — caught on tape by her doorbell camera. WCNC Charlotte also detailed a story in which a businesses’ security cameras caught a robbery in progress, but didn’t [...]

The future is questionable for Senator Richard Burr from North Carolina. Senator Burr is being investigated by the FBI and Department of Justice for possible insider trading stemming from his stock sales at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

According to CBS 17, Senator Burr may have exploited information he was privy to as the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee in the selling of $1.7 million in stocks in the days preceding the downward spiral of the stock market due to concerns about COVID-19. 

Of course, Senator [...]

The COVID-19 lockdown has impacted nearly every facet of society – including domestic violence. Safety nets for domestic violence have been taken away, as have support systems to help offenders from reoffending.

Representatives in the state are concerned about the impact sheltering in place has had, saying difficulties leaving the home to get away (which can help reduce the incidents of domestic violence that can arise) make it near impossible to relieve over-stressed, frayed nerves.

Right now there is an increased need for mental health services, but just because you’re not leaving your [...]