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Man is saved and jailed after allegedly overdosing

La Porte Police responded to the parking lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken for a man who allegedly overdosed on a controlled substance.

The incident happened on Monday, November 30th around 3:06 p.m.

Police say 26-year-old Thomas Clarich of La Porte was slumped over outside the door of his vehicle. 

EMS administered a dose of Narcan to the unresponsive man.

Clarich became conscious and alert.

Police said a prescription pill was lying in the inside of his vehicle and a syringe cap was lying underneath his car. 

Clarich was transported to IU Health La Porte Hospital where he refused additional treatment.

He was taken into custody on the charge of alleged possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, known as Alprazolam, which is a Class A misdemeanor.

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