Police warn of troubling trend across Beaver County

Mother charged after overdosing in home while children were there

BEAVER, Pa. — A Beaver County mother is charged with endangering the welfare of her children.

Police say the 38-year-old woman overdosed while her two children, both under the age of 11, were inside the house.

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At the same time, the woman's boyfriend also overdosed and did not survive, according to police.

Beaver Police told Channel 11 their overdose calls for overdoses have spiked recently, with five calls in just one week.