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1-year-old Durham child found, parents arrested in Winston-Salem

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Andre Amon Thompson, 37, and Dreama Alexandria Ferguson, 24

DURHAM, N.C. — A 1-year-old boy missing out of Durham has been found and the parents of the child have been arrested.

One-year-old Andre Thompson, Jr.’s parents, Andre Amon Thompson, 37, and Dreama Alexandria Ferguson, 24, were arrested in Winston-Salem Friday morning on neglect charges.

Police said the arrest took place at 306 E. Sprague St. around 1:20 a.m. after Ferguson refused to allow officers to enter.

The child was not with his parents. Winston-Salem police said the child was found around 11 p.m. Friday by police in Durham and has since been placed in the custody of Child Protective Services.


  • FaithC

    Don’t the parents know where they left their child?
    This makes me sick. So many people who want to have children and can’t and scum like this pops them out and abuses them. A child is a gift and should be treated like the most precious thing ever.

  • NyteShayde

    It would be great if the article said where the child was found (other than the city), who’s house the child was at, whether he was alone or with someone, why the parents were in Winston-Salem…just more info please! Even if it’s a follow up story, sum up the rest of it!

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