Woman runs from medics after OD, Narcan revival

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Woman runs from medics after OD, Narcan revival

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

DAYTON — A city woman was taken into police custody after she overdosed on heroin, was revived by medics and then fled, according to a police incident report.

Melanie L. Cooper, 37, is being held at the Montgomery County Jail on drug possession related charges. She also being held on probation-related warrants.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the 300 block of Brandt Street on around 9:37 p.m. Wednesday.

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A relative found Cooper slumped over in a bathtub, according to the incident report. She regained consciousness after medics gave her four doses of Narcan.

“Melanie stated she used a half cap of heroin,” wrote the reporting officer in the incident report.

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Medics were walking Cooper to the ambulance when she fled the scene, according to police. Officers found her nearby on Bellefontaine Avenue attempting to climb a fence into a backyard and took her into custody.

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