Police: Dad overdosed with baby in car while mom overdosed at home with other children

LORAIN, Ohio (WJW) -– A mother and father were arrested after Lorain police say they both overdosed in the presence of their children.

An officer found Nathan A. Carroll, 29, in a mini van in the area of West 24th Street and Leavitt Road Monday evening. According to the police report, the van had just missed hitting a tree and an infant was in the backseat.

Carroll was blue in the face and had shallow breathing. When paramedics arrived, they administered Naloxone, a heroin antidote, several times.

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Jennifer Stepp (L) and her daughter Audrey, 8, teach a Naloxone training class for children and adults on how to save lives by injecting Naloxone into people suffering opioid overdoses at the Hillview Community Center in Louisville, Kentucky, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/John Sommers II
A Naloxone Rescue Kit is pictured at the home of Jennifer Stepp in Sherpherdsville, Kentucky, November 18, 2015. Jennifer is teaching her daughter Audrey how to inject Naloxone using this kit with a preloaded syringe similar to an Epi-pen, along with a regular syringe and a nasal injection method. REUTERS/John Sommers II
Jennifer Stepp (L) and her daughter Audrey, 8, teach a Naloxone training class for children and adults on how to save lives by injecting Naloxone into people suffering opioid overdoses at the Hillview Community Center in Louisville, Kentucky, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/John Sommers II
Audrey Stepp, 8, practices injecting a heroin antidote, naloxone, into her stuffed lamb Bill, at home in Sherpherdsville, Kentucky, November 18, 2015. Audrey is being trained how to inject Naloxone using a kit with a preloaded syringe similar to an Epi-pen, along with a regular syringe and a nasal injection method. REUTERS/John Sommers II
A vial of Naloxone and syringe are pictured at a Naloxone training class taught by Jennifer Stepp and her daughter Audrey for adults and children to learn how to save lives by injecting Naloxone into people suffering opioid overdoses at the Hillview Community Center in Louisville, Kentucky, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/John Sommers II
Jennifer Stepp and her daughter Audrey Stepp, 8, hand out trainer boxes of Evzio, a Naloxone auto-injector that helps with opioid overdoses after a Naloxone training class for children and adults to learn how to inject Naloxone into people that overdose on opioids in Louisville, Kentucky, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/John Sommers II
Audrey Stepp, 8, measures out Naloxone as she practices injecting a heroin antidote into an orange and her stuffed lamb Bill, with her mother Jennifer Stepp at their home in Sherpherdsville, Kentucky, November 18, 2015. Audrey is being trained how to inject Naloxone using a kit with a preloaded syringe similar to an Epi-pen, along with a regular syringe and a nasal injection method. REUTERS/John Sommers II
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Police responded to Carroll's house on Westview Court, where a young girl answered the door. The officer eventually spoke with Samantha R. Schigel, 24, who said she snorted a powder with Carroll then he left with the baby to get some food.

During her conversation with police, Schigel became unresponsive on several occasions, the police report said. Paramedics also gave her Naloxone.

The couple was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center, then to the Lorain City Jail for booking. Carroll was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence, endangering children, driving under suspension and failure to control. Schigel was arrested for endangering children.

Police contacted Lorain County Childrens Services. Grandparents took custody of the couple's five children.

The suspects told police they believed they used heroin. But, according to the Lorain Police Department, the substance tested positive for cocaine and fentanyl. Carroll and Schigel will likely face drug-related charges.

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