Child Neglect Charge – Child Tests Positive for Meth

   A Laurens County man and woman were charged with Child Neglect yesterday after allegedly exposing their child to methamphetamine. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office served Child Neglect charges on 26-year-old Scotty Bryan Collier and 26-year-old Amber Dawn Goforth, both of 1655 Park Road, Fountain Inn. Deputy Juan Galarza states that on August 6th Scotty Bryan Collier and Amber Dawn Goforth placed their child at unreasonable risk of harm by having illegal narcotics in the surroundings of the child. Galarza states that the child did test positive for methamphetamine, and noted that Mr. Collier and Ms. Goforth had custody of the minor child and were the child’s parents. Scotty Collier and Amber Dawn Goforth were being held overnight with a bond hearing set for this morning.