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Reports of gunfire lead to drug charges for North Carolina man

Authorities have initiated the search of countless residences following reports of criminal activity. Many individuals have been arrested and accused of drug-related crimes under similar circumstances throughout the years. A 19-year-old man in North Carolina is reportedly facing multiple drug charges after police allegedly received a report of gunfire from within a local residence.

Local authorities claim to have received information indicating the man had recently fired a gun within a nearby home. After launching an investigation into the matter, they reportedly decided to conduct a search of the residence in question. During this process, they allegedly uncovered several firearms, along with up to 2 ounces of marijuana and almost 4 grams of cocaine.

The man was taken into custody following the search and is facing multiple charges in relation thereto, including possession of cocaine and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. He has also been accused of maintaining a drug dwelling, along with additional charges pertaining to the firearms. If convicted, he would face severe penalties that could potentially have a devastating impact on his future, and he might be preparing for the road ahead by focusing on his defense.

When facing drug charges, an accused individual may often find it beneficial to seek guidance as soon as possible. By speaking with a defense attorney, a client in North Carolina could obtain advice on the best course of action to take moving forward. An attorney can examine the charges and evidence against a client and assist in forming a strong defense, and if a conviction is unavoidable, assist in pursuing a lesser sentence during court proceedings.

Source: statesville.com, "Statesville man faces gun, drug charges after Reynolda Drive home searched", July 13, 2017

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