Seeing the flashing lights of a police vehicle behind you may make your heart skip a beat, but the anxiety might really set in if you know that you’ve had a couple of drinks. If you’re stopped and the officer has probable cause to arrest you, you’ll be taken to jail.
Domestic violence accusations sometimes come out of the heat of the moment. There might not have been anything criminal that occurred, but the alleged victim perceived there to be. Law enforcement shows up and suddenly, you’re being arrested.
With North Carolina residents told the stay home as much as possible over the past several weeks, experts suspect that incidents of domestic violence have increased, though reports may actually be down since the lockdown began.
Conviction of a crime has the potential to impact the rest of a North Carolina defendant’s life. Whether it’s a misdemeanor charge or a complex federal case, criminal charges have the potential to negatively affect everything from a college career to specific personal freedoms.
There are several infractions that can result in the suspension of someone’s license. They may be driving without insurance. They might face drug or alcohol-related charges. They might have unpaid fines or fees like traffic fines on their record.
Despite a growing number of states that have legalized recreational pot, FBI data shows that four out of every 10 drug arrests in the United States are for marijuana offenses, and the vast majority are for possession.