Effingham Man Arrested on Drug Charges Related to Overdose
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WICS) —
An Effingham man has been arrested in connection to an overdose.
The Effingham Police Bureau of Patrol received a report of a possible overdose of an 18-year-old girl Thursday around 8:30 a.m.
When the officers and detectives arrived at the hospital they determined the drug taken was a prescription narcotic which was obtained illegally from an Effingham man, 20-year-old William Carter.
Detectives found prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia inside of Carter’s home after conducting a search.
Carter was taken into custody and charged with manufacture and/or delivery of a controlled substance, a Class 3 Felony.
The investigation is still continuing, and additional charges and arrests are pending.