Police: 2 men overdose at Howland gas station with 5-year-old in van

It happened Saturday night at the GetGo on Niles-Cortland Road; The 5-year-old boy was later taken by his grandparents

HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Two men overdosed in a Howland gas station parking lot Saturday night with a five-year-old in the car.

It happened at the GetGo on Niles-Cortland Road.

The dispatch call summary from Howland Township Police said someone pumping gas called police at 9:39 p.m. reporting two people overdosed in a black van.

Officers arrived on the scene, and by 9:56 p.m., both men — who police say are in their 20s — were revived and on the way to the hospital.

There was a five-year-old boy in the van with them.

The child’s grandparents were called and took the boy around 11:30 p.m.

There are no arrests for the incident listed on Trumbull County Jail’s website.


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