Three people face child abuse, drug charges after heroin found in Lexington home
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Three people have been charged with child abuse after officers with the Thomasville Police Department found heroin in a home where two children were present.
According to the Lexington Dispatch, Brett Childers, 25, Chase Gregory Carter, 25, both of Thomasville, and Rochelle Desiree Denton Hobson, 24, of Winston-Salem, are accused of possessing heroin at a home on Tuesday.
Police allege they left “capped, uncapped, loaded and unloaded syringes” inside the house. They’re also accused of possessing 27 syringes, five spoons and multiple small plastic bags, as well as a morphine capsule.
There were two children at the home during this time.
The three people have each been charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, felony maintaining vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance, two counts of misdemeanor child abuse and misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
They were each placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under $20,000 secured bonds.
Childers, Hobson and Carter each were given court dates of July 9 in Thomasville District Court.
A photo of Hobson was not available.
Source: Lexington Dispatch