REELSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – A Pamlico County mother has been arrested and charged with felony child abuse after her child took some type of opiate-based narcotic, officials said.
A 911 call was made around 5 p.m. Friday about a 3-year-old child that had possibly taken adult medication.
That child was transported to Carolina East Medical Center.
After evaluation, medical staff determined the child had taken some type of opiate-based narcotic.
After collecting evidence and interviews at the scene, deputies arrested and charged Virginia Elizabeth Humphrey with felony child abuse.
Humphrey was given a $30,000 bond and placed in the Pamlico County Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office at 252-745-3101.