NC Supreme Court Broadens Coverage of “Maintaining a Dwelling”

G.S. 90-108(a)(7) makes it a crime to maintain a store, dwelling, vehicle, boat, or other place for the use, storage, or sale of controlled substances. My NC Crimes book states the elements of the offense:

A person guilty of this offense

(1) knowingly

(2) keeps or maintains

(3) a store, shop, warehouse, dwelling house, building, vehicle, boat, aircraft, or other place

(4) (a) being resorted to by persons unlawfully using controlled substances

     (b) being used for unlawfully keeping or selling controlled substances.

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