Possible New WNC Crime Lab
Updated: Wednesday, February 6 2013, 09:00 PM EST
The fight to keep court cases from dragging on for years may be coming to an end in Western North Carolina. State Senator Tom Apodaca introduced a bill Wednesday that would fund a crime lab in the mountains. It's something victims' advocates, law enforcement and prosecutors say is a long time coming.
Proponents say it will speed trials including DWI cases. The proposal states the lab would be built at the Justice Academy in Henderson County.
By Russ Bowen
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