NC Gen Stat 90-95(H)(6) Interpretation
In State v. Bozeman, 115 N.C. App. 658, 662-63, 446 S.E.2d 140, 143 (1994) the Court held that N.C. Gen. Stat. 90-95(h)(6) mandated "only a single minimum sentence" and did not require consecutive sentences for three trafficking offenses "disposed of in the same proceeding.
"Based on this Court's precedent in Bozeman, defendant's sentences were not "disposed of in the same proceeding" and were not statutorily required to run consecutively. Id.