When we hear the words “mandatory minimums,” most of us think of federal courts, which are notorious for strictly imposed and unreasonable mandatory minimum sentences for those convicted.
In fact, you might assume that if your case is prosecuted at Continue reading
The term “drug trafficking” conjures up images of hardened criminals and cartels, who make their living off of a life of crime. However, it’s common for individuals or small partnerships to face drug trafficking charges as well.
In fact, you Continue reading
If you have been arrested for drug trafficking in North Carolina, your case could result in federal charges. In this post, we will detail how law enforcement officials decide whether to charge a drug trafficking case at the state or Continue reading
A North Carolina-based group was recently caught selling large amounts of cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamines. The drugs were smuggled from Texas to North Carolina by a ring of over 20 people, all of whom were arrested.
Because this case involved Continue reading
If you are facing drug trafficking charges in North Carolina, the potential consequences can feel overwhelming.
Moreover, you can face several different charges related to drug trafficking. You can be charged with cultivating, manufacturing, possessing, distributing, transporting, or selling illicit Continue reading
Drug possession is a common offense, but nevertheless it is taken very seriously in North Carolina. If convicted, you could face a prison sentence, hefty fines, and a criminal record that will compromise your ability to live a normal life Continue reading
Right now, our country is facing nothing short of an opioid epidemic. How so?
Here are some opioid facts and statistics that might be surprising to you:
- The leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old is overdosing
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
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
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