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Apr 20, 2024

North Carolina Crime Rate By City 2024 – Latest Statistics

The law firm of Silva, Kiernan & Associates, PLLC explores North Carolina crime rates…

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Nov 29, 2018

What is the difference between Larceny and Shoplifing?

What happens when a person conceals merchandise in a store, but does not leave?…

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Nov 02, 2018

Possession and Sale of Schedule 2,3, or 4 Drugs

A schedule 2 drug is one that the State of N.C. believes has a high…

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Oct 26, 2018

North Carolina Assault Statutes, What About Battery?

A N.C. man was recently charged with hitting his girlfriend in the head with…

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Oct 18, 2018

I was arrested for Resisting Arrest, What does that mean?

I was arrested for Resisting a Public Officer….. What does that mean? N.C.G.S. §…

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May 25, 2018

Guns on Campus

Recently, a UNCW student was arrested and charged with a felony after being pulled…

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May 25, 2018

2nd Degree Trespassing After Paying a Cover Charge

A common refrain I hear from clients is how they got arrested for trespassing…

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