Goldsboro Police Department
News Release | Case # 20210004536
Aug. 27, 2021

Media Contact:
LaToya Henry
Public Information Officer

Misdemeanor Child Abuse

Goldsboro, N.C. — On Aug. 10, the Goldsboro Police Department received a DSS Referral Letter regarding a possible Child Abuse that occurred to a 2-year-old juvenile by a known subject.

On Aug. 26, after further investigation by the Goldsboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, a suspect was developed and warrants were secured on the stepfather of the juvenile, Mr. Roy Schmidt, 39, for one count of Misdemeanor Child Abuse. At 4:14 p.m., Mr. Roy Schmidt turned himself into the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. He was processed for his charges and given a $2,000 unsecured bond.

Roy Anthony Schmidt
Stephens St.
Goldsboro, NC