State Police Release Details on Polk Care Facility Employee Who Is Facing Drug Charges

| June 17, 2017

police sirenFRENCHCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) — A Franklin man employed at the Polk Center will be charged with drug offenses after he came to work under the influence of an unknown controlled substance.

According to Franklin-based State Police, a known 60-year-old Franklin man arrived at the facility at 8:50 a.m., on Friday, May 5, and was unable to speak clearly or stand up straight.

The man also had two syringes in his jacket pocket. One had a clear, liquid substance in it, while the other one was empty, police say.

State Police seized the syringes and advised the man that he would be facing charges.

The investigation continues.

The name of the accused was not provided.

The above report was released to on Friday, June 16, 2017.

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