Tag Archives: child neglect

Parents Charged When Toddler Was Found Wandering Alone Outside

LANDIS, N.C.  — A Landis couple was arrested Tuesday after police said they found a 2-year-old wandering outside alone with feces all over him. Police arrested Michael Banks and Crystal Knight for child neglect. Police say when arrived at the Meriah …Read More

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Infant Left In Car At Southpark Mall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police found a 9-month-old inside a car in the parking deck at Southpark Mall Wednesday afternoon. A witness called police saying the infant was inside the car for at least a half hour before a man returned to …Read More

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Woman Charged With DUI After Hit And Run

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The driver involved in an accident on Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road and Keeneland Lane on Friday night has been charged with driving under the influence, hit-and-run and child neglect. According to police, the driver hit an Escalade that had …Read More

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Baby Killed In Car Accident; DWI Charges For Driver

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The driver of a car that caused a wreck that killed a 4-month-old girl Tuesday was under the influence of alcohol, according to police. Five people — including the driver, 21-year-old Thabiti Pierre-Louis — injured from the wreck …Read More

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Mom Charged With Attempted Murder For Putting Newborn Baby In Trashcan

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A Greenville woman has been charged with attempted murder and child neglect after an infant boy was found in a trash can on a city street. Police spokesman Johnathan Bragg said officers were called to a …Read More

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Bruised Little Boy Found On Neighbor's Porch: Mom Don't Want Me

GREENWOOD, S.C. – A Greenwood boy found bruised and alone on a neighbor’s porch told police his mom didn’t want him anymore, according to officers. Greenwood police said they were called to a home on Third Street after a woman returned …Read More

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Baby Found Unattended, Severely Dehydrated; Babysitter Charged

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gaston County man is charged with child neglect after authorities say a child in his care was found unattended and severely dehydrated. The Gastonia Police Department arrested 24-year-old Matthew McCall early Thursday morning at his home …Read More

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Man Left Baby Unattended Outside A Charlotte Bar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man is in jail accused of leaving a baby alone outside of a Charlotte bar Tuesday night. A man working nearby reported to police that an 8-month-old child was left unattended outside Courtyard Hooligans Uptown.  Police say …Read More

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Man Charged With Child Abuse When Toddler Was Found Wandering In A Church Parking Lot

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia have charged a man with misdemeanor child abuse after a 19-month-old girl was found wandering in a church parking lot. According to reports, a woman who was meeting her mother in the parking lot …Read More

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Parents Left Babies Alone In Motel To Go For Dinner And A Movie

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A Rock Hill couple are in jail after police say they left their baby and toddler unattended in a motel room to go see a movie. On Friday night a man called police after he saw …Read More

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Father Charged With Child Abuse After Young Son Was Burned

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gastonia man was charged with negligent child abuse after his son was burned. Demetrius Ray Camp was charged with abusing his young son, who police say received second degree burns. According to police records, Camp’s 6-year-old son …Read More

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Woman Gets 13 Years For Reckless Homicide

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A Spartanburg woman will spend 13 years in prison for a high-speed chase that killed her 7-year-old daughter. Errika Shelton pleaded guilty Tuesday to six charges, including reckless homicide and child neglect. Police said they tried to pull …Read More

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