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St. Patrick’s Day is on a Friday this year, which means that many partygoers will be celebrating all weekend long. While many people who celebrate St. Paddy’s Day use it as an excuse to get rowdy, be cautious. Enjoy the holiday weekend, but know that the luck of the Irish won’t help if you if you really lose control.

Last year, the son of a Greenville officer had to learn this lesson the hard way.

St. Paddy’s Day Assault Near ECU Leads to Multiple Arrests

Last year, Patrick Myrick allegedly struck a woman [...]

Being convicted as a sex offender is unlike any other criminal conviction. For the rest of your life, your rights are severely limited and you have obligations to law enforcement. Each state has different limitations, including restrictions on where you can live and work, and even whether you can socialize online.

North Carolina has some of the toughest restrictions on sex offenders. One of the rights that you lose after being convicted of a sex crime in North Carolina is the ability to join and post on large social media sites: this includes [...]

Getting caught with a traffic violation is usually just a pain in the butt. If you get pulled over, you probably just expect a ticket and a more stressful commute to work. And who knows? There’s always the chance you might be able to talk your way out of it.

But not all offenses can be solved so easily. You may be surprised to know some traffic offenses can land you in criminal court – and certain ones may even get you jail time.

What are they? How do they work?

Failing to [...]

Under this law, multiple convictions of a misdemeanor larceny offense could see habitual offenders facing felony charges.

North Carolina lawmakers are supposedly targeting career shoplifters with the new law. But instead of focusing on those who have been convicted of the actual charge of shoplifting, it instead singles out individuals with misdemeanor larceny offenses. How does that make sense? To understand, you have to know how “misdemeanor larceny” and “shoplifting” are charged.

Misdemeanor Larceny vs. Shoplifting

The act of taking something from a store without paying can actually be prosecuted with one of [...]