TROY — A Sidney man is in the Miami County Jail and a woman lucky to be alive following an incident on County Road 25-A on Wednesday afternoon.
Troy medics and Miami County deputies were dispatched to the area of Twin Arch Park around 1:30 p.m. on the report of a possible drug overdose.
Medics arrived to find an adult female displaying possible symptoms of a narcotics overdose but she was awake and breathing upon their arrival.
Witnesses said that a van, occupied by a male driver and female passenger pulled over to the side of the road on Co. Rd. 25-A and said that the female had allegedly overdosed. A private ambulance crew was at Twin Arch Park and immediately called 9-1-1.
According to deputies, the female refused treatment by medics.
The driver of the vehicle, Stewart Hoover, 40, of Sidney, was taken into custody. He faces a charge of Drug Possession/Abuse a felony of the first-degree. He may also face additional charges related to probation/parole violation. He remains incarcerated awaiting arraignment.
Evidence of drug abuse was found in the vehicle. At this time, the female is not charged with a crime.
Reach Mike Ullery at (937) 451-3335.