Parents charged after 2-year-old tests positive for meth in Davidson County

Gary and Destiny Collins

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two parents were charged with child abuse after their 2-year-old daughter tested positive for methamphetamine in Davidson County, according to a press release.

On Jan. 7, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible child abuse after the girl was taken to the hospital by her parents.

At the hospital, the girl was sick and unresponsive and tested positive for methamphetamine.

Gary Collins and Destiny Wallen were arrested on March 11 and charged with felony child abuse.

Destiny was taken to the Davidson County Jail on a $40,000 secured bond while Gary was placed under a $30,000 secured bond.