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North Carolina Man Facing Multiple Drug Charges Following Search

There are numerous circumstances in which an individual might be accused of a drug-related crime. Should an arrest occur in relation to the search of a residence, one may benefit from having a general understanding of his or her rights. A 25-year-old man may be focusing on his defense after he was recently arrested and accused of multiple drug charges following the search of a home in North Carolina.

According to authorities, a warrant was issued for the search of a local residence on a recent Saturday. During this process, they claim to have uncovered the presence of various amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana, along with drug paraphernalia. The man in question was arrested shortly thereafter, and apparently remains in custody while awaiting court proceedings.

No information was provided as to what might have led to the search, such as information or complaints of drug activity. He is currently facing multiple charges, including possession of marijuana and possession with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. Although he reportedly doesn't have a prior criminal record in the area, a first offense for similar charges will still have serious consequences should a conviction be obtained.

When facing drug charges, an individual might find it beneficial to exercise his or her right to seek counsel before responding to allegations in any way. 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 evaluate the charges and evidence against a client, ensure his or her rights are protected throughout the process, and assist in pursuing the most favorable outcome possible during legal proceedings.

Source: clintonnc.com, "Clinton man arrested on drug charges after home search", Chris Berendt, Aug. 21, 2017

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