North Vernon man faces charges after being revived

A North Vernon man was arrested last week after allegedly overdosing inside a vehicle in the Verizon store parking lot on North State Street..

North Vernon police report that they were called to the store last Tuesday at about 1:30 p.m. and found 33 year old Jonathon L. Noel slumped over the wheel. As they administered Narcan, officers noticed drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. A search allegedly revealed three syringes, marijuana, a digital scale and five grams of methamphetamine.

After being treated at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital, Noel was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing methamphetamine and possession of syringes and drug paraphernalia.