A former NFL quarterback was recently shot multiple times during the course of an argument with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.
The criminal court system in North Carolina is based on the premise of rehabilitation. Ideally, once you’ve paid your debt to society, you should be welcomed back into the community as an equal contributor to society.
Unfortunately, that doesn’t always Continue reading
Most of us have had to take a drug test at some point or another. You probably know, then, that even when there’s nothing to hide, awaiting results is a nerve-racking experience. After all, false positives do exist.
So, what Continue reading
When you read a story about arson charges, the last people you expect to see behind bars are the men and women in charge of putting out fires.
Still, that’s what happened in Robeson County. Ten volunteer firefighters have been Continue reading
Short of homicide, sex crimes are some of the most grievous offenses one person can commit against another. Accordingly, they are prosecuted severely in North Carolina, and nearly all are considered to be felonies.
Only a handful of offenses are Continue reading
While we do hear less about police brutality than we did a few years ago, when getting into a confrontation with police, it is normal for anyone to become confused or scared. These intense feelings may lead to a knee-jerk Continue reading
Memorial Day is historically a time to cut loose and celebrate both loved ones lost and the beginning of summer. However, celebration can sometimes can lead to run-ins with the law.
Aside from DUIs, one of the most common criminal Continue reading
Probation is generally preferable to spending time behind bars, but it’s also not the easy way out. There are many terms and conditions you’ll have to meet, and failure to do so can land you behind bars for the rest Continue reading
Let’s say you were involved in an altercation with your partner or your roommate. The police were called. Law enforcement officers saw your condition or heard your testimony and decided to file criminal domestic violence charges.
This can be a Continue reading