ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police say they arrested a 35-year-old man from Shiloh after they allegedly found him unresponsive with two children and a “white substance” inside a vehicle in Elizabeth City.
Police were called to 1805 Weeksville Road around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday for a person “unresponsive in a vehicle,” police said in a news release.
They arrived to find Joshua Kade Harris, 35, unresponsive but rendered aid to bring him back to consciousness.
Inside the vehicle, police found two children ages 4 months and 2 years. They also found a “white substance,” police said.
Harris was arrested and charged with misdemeanor child abuse.
The substance has been sent to a state lab for testing.
Harris is scheduled to appear in court on April 6 at 9:30 a.m. in Pasquotank County.