In separate cases, drug charges have been filed against two people who were found to have heroin on them after they became unresponsive, according to court records.
Dennis Alfred Schlegel Jr., 45, of 6 Hopple Drive, Jersey Shore, apparently passed out in a vehicle in the 7400 block of Route 220 about 6:50 p.m. on Oct. 9, state police aid.
Inside the vehicle were three unopened bags of heroin, one open bag with residue of the same substance in it and a hypodermic needle, police said.
No information was provided on whether Schlegel was taken to the hospital. Charged with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, he has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley.
Melinda Sue Bugg, 24, of Harrisburg, faces the same charges after eight packs of heroin fell out from her undergarments as paramedics were putting her into the back of an ambulance after she became unresponsive in the parking lot of McDonald's on Route 15 in South Williamsport about 10 p.m. on Jan. 29, police said.
After she arrived at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center's emergency room, a ninth bag of heroin fell from her clothing, South Williamsport police said.
Following her arraignment Monday before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Bugg was released on $1,500.