Local man arrested after overdose

Timothy S Gilley; photo courtesy of Columbus Police Dept.

A local man was arrested on drug charges over the weekend after an alleged overdose. At approximately 10:20 p.m. Friday, Columbus Police were called to a home in the 1000 block of Eighth Street ion a report of an unresponsive man. Officers administered Narcan and revived the man, 43-year-old Timothy S. Gilley, of Columbus. While attending to Gilley, the officers noticed drugs inside Gilley’s bedroom. They applied for, and received, a warrant to search the home for additional drugs. That search reportedly led to the discovery of 19 syringes, marijuana, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia inside the home.

Gilley was arrested and transported to Columbus Regional Health for treatment. He is facing preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Syringe and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.