Archive for September 2017

DWI at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg DWI

While driving while impaired is normally a state crime, when the offense occurs on federal property, such as a military base like Fort Bragg, federal jurisdiction controls and the case will be prosecuted in Federal District Court. Fort Bragg is the largest piece of federal property in North Carolina (outside of the national parks), and…

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Violent DWI blood draw

DWI Blood Draw Turns Violent

In July police responded to a hospital after a patient was involved in a car accident earlier in the day. Suspecting that the patient had consumed an impairing substance, police wanted to draw the person’s blood for testing to turn up evidence of impairment. But police lacked a warrant, and lacked exigent circumstances. The case…

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