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Too Wealthy for Jail?

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  • Dec 13, 2013

Ethan Couch, a Texas teen whose blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit during when the truck he was driving struck and killed four pedestrians, has been sentenced to 10 years of probation.  

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Fair warning: This post is not about Carteret County Criminal Defense. 

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Beaufort Halloween Shooting

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  • Nov 15, 2013

Carteret County District Attorney Scott Thomas says the October 31, 2013 shooting of a Beaufort, North Carolina man by two officers of the Beaufort Police Department was a justifiable homicide under the law. While the loss of life here was tragic, it appears from all reports that the officers' heroic actions saved lives.  

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