19, May 2013 - Gaston County, NC Bill would allow local hospitals to test blood in DWI cases
Lawmakers are pushing legislation to allow local hospitals to do blood tests because of a backlog at North Carolina's crime lab. The Gaston County district attorney said Carter Mitchell is a prime reason why the law needs to be changed. Mitchell was charged with DWI in February 2011. His blood was taken then, but results still have not come back. Since then, he has picked up two more DWI charges ...