A police chief in a small town in North Carolina, along with one of his top assistants, have been arrested on corruption-related charges.
Authorities responsible for regulating the insurance business announced that two North Carolina residents have been charged with insurance fraud.
As happens periodically, North Carolina law enforcement officers rounded up 14 people as part of what they described as an anti-drug operation. The sheriff's office claimed that as part of their operation, they conduct what are called controlled drug buys and also stopped several vehicles suspected of being involved in the drug trade.
The recent focus on the maltreatment of women in the work place and in other environments has led to a slew of bad press and civil lawsuits filed against alleged harassers.
A man and a woman who were pulled over by law enforcement wound up getting charged with serious drug possession and drug trafficking crimes that could land both of them in prison for a long time.
Many people in Statesville, North Carolina, may find themselves accused of a crime related to shoplifting. In some cases, a young person, someone in need or just someone who was not thinking may make the mistake of trying to take something from a store. In other cases, an overzealous business may accuse someone of shoplifting when such was not in fact the cases.
In North Carolina, as is the case across the country, a resident's arrest for DWI will usually begin with a police officer stopping a driver.
In cooperation with local law enforcement officials from across the state, North Carolina's Alcohol Enforcement Agency made over 130 arrests and submitted over 200 criminal charges in connection with a recent raid they coordinated at several locations across the state.
No one in Statesville, North Carolina, wants to deal with a speeding or other traffic ticket. In addition to having to fork over a fine after getting caught going a few miles over the speed limit, for instance, a driver may also have to deal with points on their driving record and higher insurance premiums for the next several months.
A previous post on this blog reported that several people in a town not far from Statesville, North Carolina, had been caught up in a drug bust. Police reportedly found methamphetamine and other evidence of drug distribution in the home that they searched.