Monday, December 06, 2021
Two Charged With Child Abuse After Infant Treated For Drug Overdose

Two Charged With Child Abuse After Infant Treated For Drug Overdose

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.

 

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