JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Police have charged two city residents with Child Endangerment after a child had to call 911 following an apparent drug overdose.
According to a report from the Jamestown Police Department, officers were call to an apartment at 601 Lafayette St. just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 to respond to a report of two individuals being unresponsive.
Police say an 8 year-old child was also in the apartment and called 911 to report the incident.
Police and EMS arrived and located the two individuals as being unresponsive on the floor suffering from an apparent overdose. The two were later identified as 45-year-old Luis Garcia and 30-year-old Kelly Sherlock. Both EMS and police reportedly administered Narcan to Garcia and Sherlock, who subsequently regained consciousness.
The two were transported to UPMC WCA for further treatment and were later released.
Both individuals were then taken into custody by police and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a child. Following arraignment in Jamestown City Court the two were committed to the County Jail.
The child was not injured and was turned over to a family member.