Tag Archives: Child Abuse

3-Month Old Baby Injured At The Hands Of Father

ALBEMARLE, N.C. — Police arrested a child’s father on child abuse charges in Albemarle. Detectives say caregivers reported the 3-month-old baby’s injuries, believing they were the result of child abuse. Staff at Stanly Regional Medical Center confirmed that. Detectives with …Read More

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Police Searched For A Man Who Abused His 2-Month Old Son

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is accused of abusing a two-month-old in late October. Authorities said 23-year-old Dustin Aaron Wilson is wanted for abusing his two-month-old child after the assault …Read More

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Infant Son's Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Thursday, Wendy Johnson pleaded guilty to felony negligent child abuse in the 2013 death of her 6-month-old son, Kamdyn Barnell Johnson. In 2013, Wendy Johnson was charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse in November 2013 after her …Read More

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Woman Jailed After Throwing 12-week-Old Nephew Across Room

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – A Gaston County woman has been accused of abusing her 10-week-old nephew, Gaston County police said. Lashea Medlin was booked Wednesday night and given a $200,000 bond. She will face a judge after she was accused …Read More

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Low Blood Sugar May Be A Factor In Attempted Murder, Child Abuse Case

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — (AP) A motion filed by an attorney representing a South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving them into the Atlantic Ocean in a minivan says she was severely disoriented due to …Read More

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Mugshots Released Of CMPD Officer, Wife Charged With Sex Crimes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Wednesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Reginald K. Harris was arrested by CMPD detectives and charged with three counts of first-degree sex offense, three counts of indecent liberties with a minor and three counts of crimes against nature. CMPD …Read More

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CMPD Officer, Wife Charged With Multiple Sex Crimes Against A Child

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Wednesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Reginald K. Harris was arrested by CMPD detectives and charged with three counts of first-degree sex offense, three counts of indecent liberties with a minor and three counts of crimes against nature.  The …Read More

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Mother Bit, Broke Ribs Of Her 16-Week Old Baby

RALEIGH, N.C. -A Raleigh mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she bit and broke her 16-week-old’s ribs. Police were notified of the incident when the baby was hospitalized on July 19 at WakeMed. Police have charged Mary …Read More

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Drunk Woman Crashes Into River With Children In Car

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — State troopers arrested a Gastonia woman after she crashed her car into the South Fork River while her children were in the back seat. Connie Jo Penland, 26, was impaired when she failed to stop at the …Read More

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Woman Tried To Elude Police With Children In Car

ANSON COUNTY, N.C. — Anson County deputies arrested a woman who they said led them on a high-speed chase through two counties early Wednesday morning while she had children in the car. Police said they first tried to pull Dianne Saddler …Read More

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2 Charged In Connection To Death Of 15-Month Old Girl

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of 15-month-old Kannapolis girl who died in January, police said.  An autopsy report released May 21 revealed Malaya Heun died from injuries consistent with battered child syndrome. Police said Heun …Read More

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Man Gets Child Abuse Charges For Slapping His Daughter Across The Face

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A man accused of slapping his teenage daughter across the face has been charged with child abuse. Police were alerted Thursday when a woman brought her 13-year-old daughter to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia. The woman …Read More

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