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January 2017 Archives

North Carolina men among 273 issued executive pardons

In one of his last acts as President of the United States, Barack Obama pardoned or commuted the sentences of 273 federal prisoners, including 14 North Carolina men. One North Carolina man was granted a pardon and 13 others will be freed early. All of the men were incarcerated for nonviolent narcotics offenses. President Obama issued the pardons and commutations on Jan. 17.

Facing drug trafficking charges in North Carolina

North Carolina has some of the nation's strictest narcotics laws, and individuals who are convicted of selling or distributing large amounts of illegal drugs or their related paraphernalia face mandatory minimum custodial sentences just as they do under federal law. If you are facing serious charges like drug trafficking, you may wish to consult with one of our attorneys who has experience in this area and who understands how state and federal prosecutors approach their cases.

3 main types of false confessions

When a crime has been committed, law enforcement officers are not always unbiased when it comes to questioning someone they believe is guilty. It may seem insane that an individual would confess to a crime they did not commit, but yo u can never underestimate the tactics used by police to interrogate a subject and get a confession. When it comes to false confessions or incriminating statements made under duress, your future could be at stake.

3 people accused of trafficking in opiates

Three North Carolina residents were accused of distributing opiates on Dec. 29 after Moore County Sheriff's deputies stopped their car. Deputies allegedly witnessed a drug deal in a Seven Springs Food Lion parking lot before they conducted the traffic stop. When the car was searched, deputies allegedly found 119 Oxycodone pills along with $724 in cash.

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