Man arrested after his 5-year-old daughter overdoses

Man arrested after his 5-year-old daughter overdoses

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH (WOIO) - A 5-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after overdosing on a THC gummy bear, according to North Ridgeville Police.

Police say her father, 34-year-old Nicholas Hall, was arrested and charged with endangering children, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, paramedics arrived to a home in the 6500 block of Rosebelle Avenue and found the young girl unresponsive. She was transported to St. John Medical Center. A test on the girl turned up positive for THC, which is the common compound in marijuana. Police say the child ate the THC-laced gummy bear, which she found in a dresser drawer.

Children Services are now investigating the incident.

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