Seymour overdose leads to neglect charges

Seymour police saved a man from an apparent overdose early Saturday morning and now he is facing charges including neglect of a dependent.

According to the police department reports, officers were called to the Travel Lodge hotel after a girl reported a possible overdose at about 1:25 a.m. Officers found 45-year-old Seymour resident David Kriete not breathing and unresponsive. Officers used three doses of Narcan to revive Kriete.

He was first taken to Schneck Medical Center for treatment and he is facing preliminary charges of neglect of a dependent, possession of a hypodermic needle, and maintaining a common nuisance.