Alcohol Law Enforcement

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 00:00

ALE Joint Operation Yields 31 Arrests, 76 Charges

Friday, January 27, 2023

Johnston County, N.C. – On Friday, January 20, 2023, NC ALE coordinated a joint operation to address criminal activity in and around ABC permitted establishments in Johnston County. The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, Smithfield Police Department, Four Oaks Police Department, Johnston County ABC, and the NC State Highway Patrol participated.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 00:00

ALE Agents Find Unresponsive Teenager in Woods Near House During Search Warrant

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Three handguns, marijuana and alcoholic beverages were found and seized during an investigation which resulted in multiple arrests and one teen hospitalized. 

 On Saturday, January 21, NC ALE special agents, assisted by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Highway Patrol, executed a search warrant at 5310 Burrow Road in Julian, NC. Law enforcement found attendees at the residence ranging in age from 11-years-old to 23-years-old. During the search, three handguns and marijuana were discovered.

Friday, January 13, 2023 - 00:00

ALE Concludes THC Investigation

Friday, January 13, 2023

ALE special agents recently concluded an illegal THC product investigation which resulted in numerous felony arrests, charges, and seizures.

The investigation stemmed from a complaint that teens purchased vape products from two tobacco stores in Tabor City and subsequently became ill after ingesting the products.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 00:00

Final Judgment Ordered in Longwood Nuisance Case

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

After two homicides, countless years and a long history of disturbances, drug violations and numerous calls to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, the Quarters community should soon see long awaited changes.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, Superior Court Judge R. Roupe signed a consent judgment for a Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement action against several properties on Carlon Road, Longwood.

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 00:00

Store Clerk Charged After Underage Driver Crashes

Friday, December 09, 2022

A store clerk has been criminally charged following a single-vehicle collision in Duplin County.

On Friday, Dec. 2, North Carolina State Highway Patrol notified ALE of a collision involving an underage driver who had consumed alcoholic beverages.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Landen Lovic, 19, of Goldsboro who suffered minor injuries in the single vehicle crash and was transported to the hospital. Malt beverages were found inside the vehicle at the time of the crash and were believed to be a contributing factor.

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 00:00

Final Judgment Ordered in Roxboro Nuisance Case

Thursday, November 17, 2022

After years of violence, drug sales, and death investigations, citizens will soon see much-needed changes at a Roxboro motel.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Person County Superior Court Judge Cindy Sturgis signed a consent judgment for a Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement action against Padmavati 2021 Inc., Harmanbhai and Shakuntlaben Patel, the property owners of Timberland Motel, located at 720 North Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, North Carolina. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 00:00

Store Clerk Charged After Underage Driver Crashes

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A store clerk has been criminally charged following a single-vehicle collision that left the driver seriously injured.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, North Carolina State Highway Patrol notified ALE of a collision on Highway 39 in Johnston County.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Gracen Simmons, 20, of Middlesex who suffered serious injuries in the single vehicle crash. Malt beverages were found inside the vehicle at the time of the crash and were believed to be a contributing factor.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 00:00

Operation Concludes Undercover ALE Investigation

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Last night concluded a ten-month long investigation with state and local law enforcement arresting 11 individuals on over 450 drug, alcohol, gambling, and weapons charges.

The multi-agency operation addressed drugs, the illegal sales of alcohol and gambling from ABC-licensed businesses in the Raleigh area.

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 00:00

Roxies Sports Bar ABC Permits Rejected After History of Violence

Monday, October 03, 2022

Following an ALE investigation, a Warrenton bar’s ABC permits have been rejected after shootings, assaults, fights, property damage, disorderly conduct, and numerous calls for service.

Since obtaining temporary ABC permits in 2020, Roxies Sports Bar and Lounge, located at 109 South Hall Street, has been a drain on emergency personnel.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 00:00

ALE de NC es galardonada como Agencia del Año por Asociación Nacional

Anoche, durante su Conferencia Anual en Pittsburgh, Pensilvania, la Asociación Nacional de Aplicación de Leyes de Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas (NLLEA) galardonó a la Agencia de Aplicación de Leyes de Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas de NC (NC ALE), como Agencia del Año.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Anoche, durante su Conferencia Anual en Pittsburgh, Pensilvania, la Asociación Nacional de Aplicación de Leyes de Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas (NLLEA) galardonó a la Agencia de Aplicación de Leyes de Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas de NC (NC ALE), como Agencia del Año.