Dispute About Child Leads To Drug Bust In Greenville

A dispute about the welfare of a child led to a drug bust in Greenville.

Greenville police were called out to a home at the New Town housing complex around 10 a.m. on Thursday.

When lawmen arrived they found 29-year-old Kevin Williams and 22-year-old Veronica Barrett in a dispute with their neighbor.

The neighbor reported that the couple allowed Barrett’s 2-year-old daughter to wander around the apartment complex parking lot unattended.

While investigating the dispute, police found 14 grams of marijuana packaged for resale in Williams and Barrett’s apartment.

They were both arrested and charged. Williams was given a $10,000 secured bond, while Barrett received a $5,000 secured bond.

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  • by mother of two Location: greenville on Feb 6, 2012 at 06:41 AM
    Everyone is ready to judge these two black people about letting their 2 year old wander around ok they are really idiots yes but Obama has nothing to do with it. Talk about the man that killed his two kids in the house fire. Did Obama has something to do with that? oh yeah that man is white.
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      by Another Concerned Parent on Feb 7, 2012 at 09:53 AM in reply to mother of two
      check her facebook page.....she telling on herself who and what she is...so sad that our future is wasting away at an alarming rate.
  • by Ferg Location: NC on Feb 5, 2012 at 08:18 PM
    Rebuttal to - Jane Location: Roanoke Rapids NC on Feb 5, 2012 at 04:08 PM - I bet they voted for Bush!! They must be color blind. LOL
  • by Earl Location: NC on Feb 5, 2012 at 08:11 PM
    Seems like the Obama voters did not get '1' of those Obama job stimulas pln job? He promised them? Oh well.
  • by Jane Location: Roanoke Rapids NC on Feb 5, 2012 at 01:08 PM
    OOOOh I got it since we're talking about bad parents, lets talk about the pill popping soccer moms!! I bet they voted for Bush!! Oooh my I wasnt suppose to say anything about that right??
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      by what? on Feb 5, 2012 at 07:37 PM in reply to Jane
      what has this got to do with the story?
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      by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:40 AM in reply to Jane
      I seriously doubt it.They don't want to work either.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:30 PM in reply to
        Jealous much?!
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      by REally on Feb 6, 2012 at 06:01 AM in reply to Jane
      If they have a prescription, it's legal. How do you know they are pill popping? How may soccer games have you been too, and just how many of these moms have you witnessed popping bills? AND did they let their babies run around in a parking lot at Night alone? Where is the data that says 98% of the pill popping soccer moms voted for Bush? You have nothing, sit down.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 09:53 AM in reply to REally
        LOL.....good one....thanks.
  • by mississippi on Feb 5, 2012 at 01:07 PM
    Normally I wouldn't waste time posting but since there seem to be so many idiots posting I can't help but to educate them. Obama is not responsible for every idiot on welfare by the way there are more whites on welfare than anyother race. Look in the mirror and place the blame where it really belongs. Then go ask Bush can you borrow a few dollars of the billions he is making off oil because he started a war.
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      by yep on Feb 5, 2012 at 07:37 PM in reply to mississippi
      i agree. except the story at hand involves two black people who let their baby run all around at night. i dont care what color they are, and thinking they are horrible parents does not make me a racist.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:31 PM in reply to yep
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      by History Student on Feb 5, 2012 at 08:45 PM in reply to mississippi
      To - mississippi on Feb 5, 2012 at 04:07 PM Saddam Hussein started the wars back in 1990. I bet you were not even born yet. Get out your history book. Stop being stupid - miss
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        by Washington on Feb 6, 2012 at 03:43 AM in reply to History Student
        At what point are people "old enough" to have an opinion? It's always interesting to me how people want to shut others up because they disagree and give the most inane reasons why. But I am interested - I remember the Gulf War, does my opinion count? Or do I need to remember the Korean War before I am allowed an opinion?
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        by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:33 PM in reply to History Student
        Oh Touche!
  • by Jane Location: Roanoke Rapids NC on Feb 5, 2012 at 01:02 PM
    It is so amazing that anytime there is a problem or issue with a black family or mother, all these behind the scene racist white people, appear!! Just a little FYI for you all....all black mothers arent relying on the government to raise their kids, and all black households are not fatherless!! WOW I bet that shocked some of you, right?!! By the way if you felt that black mothers and women were so useless and poor caregivers, why are you incompetent white folks trusting your parents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives to be cared for by them?? Most of you have some relative in a nursing home or rest home of some sort, and most of the CNA's are BLACK....however you still choose to get on the internet and act soooo conservative and Racist by always speaking bad about the same people You trust to care for your parents. WOW....not only are you hypocritical but you are ignorant as well!! HA
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      by hey! on Feb 5, 2012 at 07:32 PM in reply to Jane
      im conservative..i am NOT racist! stop letting the media spoon feed your brain; there was just an incredibly bipartisan yahoo! article that not only linked racism to lower intelligence (fair enough, i agree--racists come in all colors though)--AS WELL AS conservatism (linking racism and conservatism--so, black racists are conservative?yeah we know where they were trying to go with it) anyways, in the name of not stereotyping, uh, lets not stereotype, okay?
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      by Mary on Feb 5, 2012 at 07:46 PM in reply to Jane
      Nice spin try? Why are so many Black Racist? Obama got 98% of the Black Vote in 2008 Gogglle the facts if you want the truth , thats racist!
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      by Uncle T on Feb 6, 2012 at 07:13 AM in reply to Jane
      Lordy Lordy don't be talking like that you going to make Mister Charlie mad and you don't won't Mister Charlie mad
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      by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 09:56 AM in reply to Jane
      Wow Jane....I looked for the racist comments below, but the only one I found was yours against the so called "white folk".
  • by good bye! on Feb 5, 2012 at 12:35 PM
    i dont care as much about the weed as i do someone letting their baby wander around at night. idiots do not even deserve that child, theyre so focused on their drug dealing buisness and no doubt getting high.
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      by Correction on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:03 AM in reply to good bye!
      Sorry "Goodbye" That's not his child. Maybe this young lady needs to tend to her child instead of having random males around her child! Don't assume everything you see is correct!
  • by Roy on Feb 5, 2012 at 11:23 AM
    thank god for the neighbor who had the guts to do the right thing
  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Feb 5, 2012 at 11:12 AM
    Please take this child away from these two worthless animals. This child deserves better.
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      by Correction on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:05 AM in reply to Sam
      Sam from Kitty Hawk... How would you like to be called a worthless animal? Yes this child deserves better. A better mother that is due to the fact that is not his child!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 5, 2012 at 09:48 AM
    This country is doomed.
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