AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Akron Board of Education member accused of overdosing in his SUV submitted his resignation on Monday.
The board accepted his resignation around 6:35 p.m. on Jan. 22.
Officers with the Akron Police Department were called to 226 East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue around 4 p.m. on Thursday.
John Otterman was found unconscious in the front driver's seat of his Ford Escape.
Police administered four doses of Narcan before transporting him to Akron City Hospital.
Police also found a folded piece of paper in the center console containing marijuana and .4 grames of a white powdery substance.
According to the police report it tested positive for fentanyl. After speaking with Otterman he admitted to having the drugs, police say.
He was issued a summons for possessing marijuana and possessing fentanyl.
STATEMENT FROM AKRON SCHOOL BOARD from Jan. 19:
"Our primary concern, at this time, is for Mr. Otterman and his family and our thoughts are with them through what is certainly a very difficult time."