There are numerous drug crimes you can be charged with here in North Carolina, including:
- Possession, selling, distribution, transporting, cultivation, and manufacturing of a multitude of different types of drugs;
- Possession of paraphernalia;
- Obtaining a controlled substance by fraud
In early April, a North Carolina man was driving through Florida and was pulled over for speeding. When officers approached the car, they allegedly got a strong whiff of marijuana. Upon searching the car, they found 20 grams of the Continue reading
Colorado and Washington appear to have been just the beginning as lots of other states are starting to move closer and closer to the legalization of recreational marijuana. All told seven states now allow (or have at least voted to Continue reading
Being let out of jail (or avoiding jail altogether) to go on probation is an odd balance between a relief and a burden. While probation does give you many freedoms that you do not have in jail, many feel that Continue reading
TSA agents have a pretty important job. They work hard to keep air travel safe and prevent people from smuggling dangerous and illegal materials on board. Due to the nature of their job, TSA agents are given access to materials Continue reading
In North Carolina, there are two main categories of crime: misdemeanors and felonies.
If you have been charged with a felony crime, click here to learn more about the sentencing and severity of each felony charge. A felony conviction comes Continue reading
We all know that November 8 is a big day. But with all of the news and scandals surrounding presidential candidates taking up most of our nightly news, there is little time to talk about local and state government elections. Continue reading
There is no doubt that the way North Carolina classifies and assigns penalties to charges can be confusing. Case in point: we have 10 different felony classifications!
So if you are caught with illegal drugs, you might be surprised Continue reading
A Kinston physician must surrender his license as a part of his sentencing for drug trafficking charges.
Dr. Douglas Elry Watford, 60, of Kinston, had already gotten into hot water in March 2015 after he was disciplined Continue reading
Those convicted of low-level crimes and drug offenses make up a huge amount of the prisoners serving time in local, state, and federal prisons in our state, and their numbers are only increasing. So many low-level offenders are being incarcerated Continue reading