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July 2012 Archives

North Carolina man accused of gaining lottery winnings by fraud

A North Carolina woman may have her lottery prize stripped away because of a potential fraud act committed by her husband. He has since been arrested and is facing accusations of illegally obtaining the lottery ticket from his place of work. Authorities believe the man may have used fraud to gain the ticket and then turned it over to his wife.

North Carolina car accident leads to death of good Samaritan

A tragic accident in North Carolina has caused the death of a 33-year-old Raleigh man. He was attempting to assist a stalled motorist in the city of Barco when he was struck and killed by a pickup truck. In a strange twist, the stalled motorist is the one facing criminal charges after the death occurred.

North Carolina man allegedly injures neighbor with weapon

A North Carolina man is in legal hot water after being accused of attacking his neighbor with a machete on July 7. The man has since been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury. He was being held in the Bladen County Jail under a secured bond of $35,000.

North Carolina car accident injures 2, charges pending

When driving in inclement weather, extra caution is often necessary. A North Carolina car accident in Hartnett County has injured a trooper and another driver. Although police believe rain was a factor in the two-vehicle crash, the driver said to be responsible is now facing charges. The accident was serious enough to warrant the closure of N.C. Highway 27 for several hours.

North Carolina fraud case: 4 arrested, 1 remains at large

If you have been charged with a crime, it is important to remember that a charge is merely an accusation - it is not a conviction. However, understanding your rights when facing charges is imperative and something that a group of North Carolina women may want to consider as they face serious charges. Authorities claim that five women somehow conspired to commit fraud by draining a disabled man's bank account.

2 dead in North Carolina car accident, alcohol suspected

Driving a car is an enormous responsibility. A vehicle can become a deadly weapon if not operated carefully and cautiously. Unfortunately, even the most diligent North Carolina drivers can end up in an accident, but when a reckless driver is on the road, the likelihood is heightened.

North Carolina meth lab raided, 3 face drug charges

Three people in North Carolina are facing drug charges after Brunswick County investigators allegedly uncovered a meth lab. A search warrant was executed for an Elkin Street home, and investigators found the meth lab as well as ingredients related to the manufacture of meth. After the search occurred, three people were arrested and will soon be in court for drug charges.

North Carolina hit-and-run motorcycle accident kills couple

A man accused of killing two North Carolina residents from Granite Quarry in a motorcycle accident is now facing criminal charges. The recent crash occurred in Rowan County at the intersection of Airport Road and Village Creek Way. The man responsible for the motorcycle accident eventually turned himself in to police.

Man charged with DWI after North Carolina car accident

An interesting case in North Carolina has led to the head of the Oak Island Water Rescue unit being charged with DWI. The 59-year-old man was arrested on the evening of June 15 after being involved in a car accident at the Oak Island Pier. The man was later apprehended at his home where he was arrested and charged with DWI.

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