Hope man revived, arrested, after slide-off

Joshawa Wayne Coy; Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

A Hope man is facing charges after after an incident over the weekend. Just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a slide-off in the 17000 block of East County Road 500 North. On arrival, deputies observed an unconscious male being treating by Hope Fire Department personnel.

Deputy Andrew Whipker administered two doses of Narcan and the man, Joshawa Wayne Coy, 20, regained consciousness. After clearance from Columbus Regional Hospital, Coy was arrested on preliminary charges of:

– Possession of Heroin
– Possession of Paraphernalia

Coy remains behind bars in lieu of $60,000 bond.