Couple charged with child neglect

January 28, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
Cumberland County Sheriff's detectives charged a Fayetteville couple with neglect after marijuana plants were found growing in a child's bedroom closet.

Clifton Keith Hall, 29, and Valerie Wright, 27, are charged with one count each of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Wright is the parent of the 6-year-old child.

Hall and Wright were being haled under $5000 unsecured bond but were released on their own recognizance.

Their first court appearance is scheduled for Feb. 19.