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Charges possible after alleged drug overdoses

Delaware police responded to two reports of drug overdoses within 24 hours last week.

Officers were dispatched about 3 a.m. July 28 to the first block of Toledo Street after receiving a report of a man who had overdosed, according to reports. After police arrived, the man was transported to OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, reports said.

The man could face a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a fifth-degree felony, according to police reports.

Police were alerted to a report of a possible overdose about 1 p.m. July 27 in the 200 block of Silver Maple Drive. After arriving, police located a suspect in possession of a possible controlled substance, according to reports.

No charges have been filed in that case, reports said.

Police also responded to a report of drug abuse between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. July 28 in the first block of Muirwood Village Drive. After arriving, officers found a man who allegedly was consuming dusting spray from an aerosol can, according to police reports.

The man faces a charge of abusing harmful intoxicants, a first-degree misdemeanor, reports said.

In other recent Delaware police reports:

* A business reported an attempted burglary that occurred between 9:30 p.m. July 28 and 6 p.m. July 29 in the 300 block of East Winter Street.

* A business in the 200 block of South Sandusky Street reported a felony theft that occurred between 6 p.m. July 28 and 4 p.m. July 29.

* A woman reported her wallet was stolen about 1:45 a.m. July 27 at a business in the first block of South Sandusky Street. The wallet contained two credit cards, a driver's license and a Social Security card, according to police reports.

* A man living in the 200 block of North Union Street reported a known suspect used his credit card between Jan. 6 and July 25.

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