There are laws in place, both state and federal, to prevent crimes such as drug possession, manufacturing, and distribution. Drug crimes cover a variety of offenses, related to both street and prescription drugs.
Just the same as other states, there are people in North Carolina who are charged with drug possession and/or similar crimes. As scary as this may be, it is important to remember one thing: there are a variety of drug possession defense strategies to consider. By taking the right approach, you or your loved one may be able to avoid serious punishment.
A man from North Carolina has been charged on a number of different counts -- there are six total in the indictment for his case, and he was named in regards to five of them -- that relate to selling crack cocaine. The incident in question happened back in 2011, and the court says that the man was working with at least two others to sell the drugs.
Marking the end of a six-month heroin distribution ring investigation by the Rocky Mount Police Department, officials arrested three Wilson residents on drug charges involving heroin and Ecstasy. Members of the Wilson police force assisted Rocky Mount police with the arrests. The Rocky Mount investigators also arrested three other individuals from Rocky Mount and Newark, New Jersey, during last week's sweep.
According to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Asheville, North Carolina, two men face federal drug charges including possession, distribution and trafficking. Authorities said police officers discovered 1,400 pounds of marijuana at an estimated street value of approximately $1.8 million at a Candler, North Carolina, residence and in a vehicle driven by one of the accused men. Authorities believe this bust represents the largest amount of marijuana ever seized in Buncombe County.