Toxic Fume Offenses

What are Toxic Fume Offenses in North Carolina? While most drug crimes are focused on so called “controlled substances” such as trafficking heroin and cocaine, North Carolina has a set of criminal offenses for toxic fumes. These toxic fumes are not explicitly controlled substances, but can have hazardous affects on people when inhaled, sold, transported,…

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

What is Drug Paraphernalia and is Possessing it a Crime? Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Did you know that you can be charged for a drug crime for merely possessing products, equipment or tools that are related to illegal drug activities? Perhaps…

A Potential Argument in Favor of Leniency for Recidivists

An Emergencing Call for Leniency for Criminal Recividists The law is rarely kind or merciful to those who commit crime after crime even after being released from prison or while under court supervision. Harsher punishment for prior conviction is built into our justice system, where sentencing guidelines recommend steeper fines, longer sentencing, and fewer avenues…

Maintaining a Dwelling

Maintaining a Dwelling Defense Lawyers In North Carolina and federal law, it is a crime to maintain a store, vehicle, warehouse, home (“dwelling”), building or any other property for the purpose of using, distributing, or manufacturing a controlled substance. This crime is referred to as “maintaining a dwelling” in North Carolina (under statute N.C.G.S §…