One of a parent's most difficult jobs is keeping their children safe. Even a moment of inattention can result in tragic circumstances for both mother and child. A North Carolina mother is currently facing criminal charges after her infant almost drowned in a bath tub.
A small North Carolina community is outraged over a recent rash of grave vandalism. The property crime is the second incident reported at a cemetery in Gaston County. At least 42 markers sustained damage in the crime. Police report that the property crime damaged granite and marble tombstones in the cemetery. Authorities estimate that approximately $6,200 worth of damages occurred.
Several dozen animals were confiscated from what authorities believe may be a North Carolina puppy mill. Reports do not detail how law enforcement received word of this alleged operation, and it is important to note that there has been no indication of any injured animals. Also, none of the animals removed had to be put to sleep. Nonetheless, it is likely the animal owners will face criminal charges.
A North Carolina man has been jailed for suspicion of running a meth lab out of his Rowan County residence. The 36-year-old is now facing drug charges with the possibility of more charges in the future. A 10-year-old child was at the home when a search warrant was executed and was later handed over to a relative not involved in the case.
A man is accused of causing a tragic accident that killed one woman and injured several others in North Carolina. Authorities allege the man was driving while impaired prior to the accident. The man was traveling toward the city of Cherryville when his Kia was said to have crossed over the center line. It apparently collided with a pickup truck head-on. Both the driver and passenger of the truck sustained serious injuries.