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Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Drug Charges for North Carolina Man

Many individuals have been accused of a crime following the search of a vehicle during a routine traffic stop. Should authorities become suspicious of the presence of illegal drugs during this period, a K-9 unit may be called out to further investigate the situation. A 38-year-old man has been arrested and is reportedly facing multiple drug charges following a recent traffic stop in North Carolina.

According to reports, the incident began on a recent Wednesday when police initiated a traffic stop in relation to an equipment violation. For unknown reasons, a K-9 unit was called out to further investigate the vehicle, which police claim indicated the presence of illegal narcotics within. A subsequent search of the vehicle allegedly uncovered a variety of types and amounts of narcotics, including methamphetamine, ecstasy and marijuana.

No information was provided as to what led authorities to believe there were drugs inside the vehicle during the stop. Following the search, the driver was taken into custody and is facing numerous charges in relation to the incident, including felony possession and trafficking of methamphetamine. Drug charges of this nature carry severe consequences if a conviction is obtained, and those who face similar circumstances may find it advisable to seek guidance as soon as possible.

Being accused of felony drug charges can be a stressful and intimidating process. Those who face similar charges may find it beneficial to speak with an experienced attorney early in the process for assistance in forming a strong defense. An attorney in North Carolina can evaluate the charges and evidence against a client and provide advice on the best course of action to take during subsequent court proceedings.

Source: wncn.com, "NC man facing meth trafficking charge after drugs found in vehicle, deputies say", Nov. 18, 2017

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