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Suspect Charged With Child Abuse Following 13-Year-Old’s Overdose

Suspect Charged With Child Abuse Following 13-Year-Old’s Overdose

On April 21, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the Economy Inn on the 800 block of W. Grantham St. for a reported overdose. Once on scene, officers located an unresponsive 13-year-old female in the parking area and administered a dose of Narcan to her. EMS arrived and transported the victim to Wayne UNC Health Care where she received additional medical care before being released.  Investigators and Crime Scene personnel from Goldsboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to initiate an investigation into the aforementioned incident.

On April 23, warrants were secured on 36-year-old Nikki D. Wiggs of Princeton for Felony Child Abuse. Wiggs was taken into custody by GPD’s Selective Enforcement Unit without incident and transported to the Wayne County Magistrates Office where the warrant was served. She received a $10,000 Secure Bond and was left in the custody of the Wayne County Jail.

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