March 13, 2020 Child Neglect Arrests in Carteret County NC
After receiving a Child Abuse Neglect Report from the Carteret County Department of Social Services, an investigation in to Bridget Brown, age 35 of Newport NC and Dustin Willis, age 35 of Newport was conducted by the CCSO. The child neglect report indicated that Mr. Willis and Ms. Brown might be openly using drugs at their respective residences and around their 4 year old daughter.
During the investigation, the minor 4 year old child was removed from the home and hair follicle testing revealed a positive test for Methamphetamine and Amphetamines.
Bridget Brown and Dustin Willis were arrested for misdemeanor child abuse, taken to jail, and given $5,000 bonds.