Archives for: March 26th, 2021

When you’re convicted of or plead guilty to a crime, sentencing may involve jail or probation. Also called “community supervision”, probation might be preferable to prison, but it still has its difficulties.

One of the biggest challenges of probation is the possibility that it can be revoked. What does that mean, and when does it happen? Read on to find out.

Probation in NC: What Is It?

When a judge hands down a sentence, they have the option to pass a suspended sentence and place a person on probation for a period of [...]

Few incidents are as scary as a bomb threat. While you may think bomb threats are few and far between, they do happen. And they’re often in the last place you may anticipate.

A North Carolina man was recently arrested and charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and reckless endangerment. He placed explosive devices in a wooded area in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

While all suspects are innocent until proven guilty, that doesn’t mean that some very serious charges can’t stem from situations like the one in Pigeon Forge. North Carolina has strict [...]

Making the decision to drink and get behind the wheel of a car is a choice that can have a huge impact on your world as well as others in it, as one Charlotte man recently found out.

A head-on crash caused by an intoxicated driver caused the death of another man and seriously injured the driver. The driver recovered in the hospital but was arrested by police for felony death by vehicle. He also faces charges for reckless driving and driving while impaired.

This story serves as a cautionary tale for driving [...]

When most people think of felonies, their minds automatically go to violent crimes such as murder or assault. While those crimes certainly do happen, most felony crimes in North Carolina are actually not violent at all.

A good example of this is a case out of Whiteville, NC. Two people were arrested for felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine. Non-violent felonies such as this are the most common offenses found in North Carolina.

In fact, would you believe that, according to the UNC School of Government, in 2019 violent [...]

North Carolina U.S. Representative Richard Hudson has introduced in the new session of Congress a bill that would benefit those who carry concealed handguns in the U.S.The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, also known as H.R. 38, was introduced in early January. If it passes, then it could have a big impact on the Second Amendment rights for North Carolinians and people all across the country.

Here’s what you need to know about this proposed Act, how it could change things, and what the current laws are regarding the right to carry a [...]