Princeton Woman Charged After 13 Year-Old Overdoses

A Princeton woman has been arrested for felony child abuse after a young girl reportedly overdosed. On April 21st, Goldsboro Police responded to the Economy Inn on W. Grantham St. for a reported overdose.

Officers located an unresponsive 13-year-old female in the parking area and administered a dose of Narcan to her. EMS arrived and transported the victim to Wayne UNC Health Care where she received additional medical care before being released.

Investigators and crime scene personnel from Goldsboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to initiate an investigation.

On April 23, warrants were secured on Nikki Danielle Wiggs, 36, of Princeton for felony child abuse. Wiggs was taken into custody by GPD’s Selective Enforcement Unit without incident and transported to the Wayne County Magistrates Office where the warrant was served.

Wiggs received a $10,000 secured bond pending a May 2nd first appearance. Police did not disclose the relationship between Wiggs and the young girl.


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