A PUNTA GORDA WOMAN WHO BROUGHT HER TWO TODDLER DAUGHTERS TO DRUG DEALS IS NOW BEHIND BARS. NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED 36 YEAR OLD SHERRY GOULDING AFTER CONDUCTING A REVERSE BUY OPERATION FOR OXYCOTIN PILLS. GOULDING WANTED TO MEET AT A CHARLOTTE HIGH FOOTBALL GAME TO GET THE PILLS, BUT DETECTIVES DIDN’T LIKE THAT IDEA AND INSTEAD HAD HER MEET THEM AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PARKING LOT ON GRACE STREET. DETECTIVES HANDED GOULDING THE PILLS AND SHE GAVE THEM $30 BUCKS. WHEN AUTHORITIES MOVED IN, SHE SWALLOWED THE PILLS, BUT IT TURNS OUT DETECTIVES USED PLACEBO PILLS. THE FATHER WAS CALLED IN TO TAKE CUSTODY OF THE TWO GIRLS, AGES 2 & 4 WHILE AUTHORITIES TOOK GOULDING INTO CUSTODY. SHE WAS ALSO REPORTEDLY INVOLVED IN TWO OTHER BUYS WITH THE CHILDREN PRESENT, AND SHE WAS CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTYS OF FELONY CHILD NEGLECT, SALE AND DELIVERY OF OXYCOTIN, DESTROYING EVIDENCE, AND ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE OXYCOTIN WITHIN A THOUSAND FEET OF TWO SCHOOLS AND A CHURCH. SHE IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL.
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