On March 12th, the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a call on the 100 block of Vanderbilt Circle in regards to an unresponsive 5-month-old juvenile victim. The infant was transported to Wayne UNC Healthcare and later airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for treatment for a drug overdose.
After further investigation, 36-year-old Lance Patrick Gardner and 28-year-old Kelsey Jana Hood, both of Goldsboro, were charged with Felony Negligent Child Abuse and Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances. Both subjects were arrested on Wednesday by members of the Goldsboro Criminal Investigations Unit. They each received a $25,000 secured bond.