One way to keep an out-of-state man who is charged with drug crimes from exiting the state is by setting bail at $1 million. That's the amount set for a 22-year-old male arrested on drug charges recently in Guilford County by North Carolina Alcohol law enforcement agents. The agents charged in arrest warrants that the accused possessed 1,042 doses of meth in his Guilford apartment on May 1, 2013.
Fundamentalist Muslims who espouse violent jihad come from many different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. They also seem to exist virtually everywhere. The last point is highlighted by a recent arrest made by federal authorities of a North Carolina man from Fayetteville on federal charges of having a stolen firearm.
Authorities seem to insist on making warrantless searches whenever they think they can, which then exposes their arrest to Fourth Amendment constitutional challenge. That may issue may come up in a warrantless search and arrest of three people for drug charges in North Carolina recently. Two residents of a home in Elizabethtown, along with a man found in their front yard, were charged with numerous drug offenses.
Many North Carolina residents are aware of a recent news story in which a local man is accused of killing his wife. Police interrogation tapes apparently reveal that the man claimed the violent crime occurred accidentally. He stated he picked up a gun from a bag that was on the floor. However, he told detectives he did not notice that his wife was bleeding after the gun fired. He claims his wife even stated she was OK after the weapon went off.
Wilmington police recently went to a local apartment, searching for a man who was wanted on outstanding warrants. The man was found outside the apartment and placed under arrest. In a search of the apartment related to the arrest, a woman with a baby was discovered inside, and she ended up being arrested on separate drug charges.
While many crimes involving a weapon can be dangerous or even turn out to have a tragic end, sometimes they are not as harmful as some might think. However, a North Carolina man is facing charges after being accused of shooting at a tree. While the tree was located in his front yard, the man allegedly fired his weapon at the tree while sitting on the front porch.
On the night of April 6, North Carolina police were summoned to a home in Gaston County. A 43-year-old man was found dead of gunshot wounds in the backyard of the residence. His 47-year-old brother was arrested and charged with the violent crime.
The state of North Carolina has been rocked to its core after learning that a beloved and respected member of the community is facing federal charges for allegedly paying a hit man to kill three informants from a recent terrorism trial. The 46-year-old teacher at the center of the controversy is accused of playing a role in a plot to have three people beheaded. Her parents, colleagues and neighbors maintain one general consensus regarding the federal charges against the woman: "We don't believe it."
Many people equate New Year's Eve and other major holidays with drinking and driving. Police often issue warnings of increased patrols, and local campaigns advertising against drunk driving are virtually everywhere. This year, however, Powell Bail Bonding in New Hanover County said they didn't get much traffic on New Year's.
North Carolina law enforcement has been cracking down on drug crimes for years. As part of their efforts, they apprehend and charge individuals on a daily basis. For some of those arrested and facing drug charges, the future may look bleak if they are convicted of the crimes.