Columbus police arrest two after heroin overdoses

Two men were arrested on drug charges after allegedly overdosing on heroin and having to be revived by Columbus police Thursday.

The suspects were found unresponsive in the 900 block of McClure Road at about 8:20 p.m., says Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus police.

Police used Narcan to revive 26-year-old Tyrus R. Snow and 29-year-old Matthew R. Jewell. While at the home, officers allegedly noticed heroin, syringes and other drug paraphernalia.

The two were taken to Columbus Regional Hospital and then arrested on preliminary charges of

  • Possession of Heroin
  • Possession of Syringe
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia