Jesse Breese is arraigned in Clark County Municipal Court Monday.

Springfield man allegedly overdosed at gas pump with children in car

A Springfield man is accused of overdosing while pumping gas with children in the car.

Jesse Breese, 33, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with four counts of endangering children. He pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $2,000.

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Springfield police began their investigation on Sunday when they were called to the Speedway at 1314 E. Main Street in reference to a possible overdose.

“Officers were advised that medics located Mr. Breese near pump two, partially responsive,” the affidavit says. “They confirmed there were four children with him. Medics placed Mr. Breese inside of the ambulance at which time Mr. Breese became completely unresponsive.”

Narcan was administered at that time, the affidavit says.

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“I reviewed video surveillance at Speedway,” the affidavit says. “I observed Mr. Breese’s SUV pull next to pump two. Mr. Breese exited the vehicle and started trying to pump gas. Mr. Breese quickly became very unsteady on his feet and started falling down. He appeared to be very incoherent in the video. Shortly after, four small children exited the vehicle and began running around the vehicle, jumping on top of it, etc.”

A next court date in the case has not been set.

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