According to a recent report, a prison guard at the state's women's prison has been accused of possessing a controlled substance and planning to provide it to others, presumably inmates in the prison. While the woman remained in the state's employ officially, she has reportedly been told as a condition of her being out on bond that she must stay off the grounds of the prison. This means that, unless things change, she cannot legally go to work while her charge is pending.
Like many other states, North Carolina has certain laws in place that allow people to expunge their arrest and court records involving criminal matters.
A man who otherwise has a clean criminal record was recently arrested after someone posted a Facebook video of his travelling almost 200 miles per hour down a major North Carolina highway.
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.