5 arrested after overdose in North Vernon

NORTH VERNON, Ind. — The Jennings County Sheriff’s Department arrested 5 people on various drug charges while responding to a report of an overdose at a home in Country Squire Lakes in North Vernon.

Sean S Cobb, 36, of Columbus, Brittany R. Watts, 22, of Columbus, Curt J. Thornsburg, 34, of North Vernon, Brandy R. McGuire, 29, of North Vernon, and Phillip R. McGuire, 40, of North Vernon, were all arrested after officers and first responders found Cobb suffering from an overdose.

First responders administered a dose of Narcan, and Cobb regained consciousness.

He was transported to St. Vincent Jennings for medical evaluation and then transported to the Jennings County Jail.

Police say during an investigation, they found methamphetamine, heroin, and drug paraphernalia.

The Department of Child Services was called when police found an 8-month-old child in the home.

The child was placed with a relative.

Cobb and Watts were arrested on charges of dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a syringe, maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana.

Thornsburg was arrested on charges of possession of two or more precursors, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.

The McGuires were each arrested on a charge of maintaining a common nuisance.