Posts Tagged ‘assault’
When Does Misdemeanor Assault Become a Felony?
In the state of North Carolina, there are three types of misdemeanor assault crimes. While the vast majority of individuals charged with assault will face a misdemeanor, there are instances where the prosecution may opt for a felony charge. Therefore, if you are arrested for assault of any kind, it is imperative that you understand…Read More
What’s the Best Criminal Defense for Assault Charges in Raleigh?
According to City-Data.com, Raleigh has consistently had higher rates of violent crime over the years, compared to the rest of the United States. Although the North Carolina Department of Justice’s latest statistics show that the number of offenses is down statewide, there are still over 32,000 cases every year. Without a solid criminal defense strategy,…Read More
Fewer Criminal Charges in Raleigh Are Being Pursued
Earlier, we discussed a document released by North Carolina, which indicated that the number of criminal charges being pressed were declining statewide. Raleigh is following suit with the rest of the state, and overall, there has been a 5% annual reduction locally. Although it’s not as good as the 7% reduction statewide, Raleigh fared better…Read More
North Carolina Reveals the 5 Most Common Criminal Charges
Overall, crime in North Carolina has reduced in the past year, according to a recent report released by the state. Despite the decline,criminal charges in Raleigh are a common occurrence, and are very serious if you face them. Theft There were 198,893 cases of larceny, which was down 5% from the prior year’s 209,567 incidents.…Read More