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Brothers who overdosed in Dairy Queen parking lot charged with drug possession

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Two men who overdosed on heroin in the Caseyville Dairy Queen parking lot on May 24 have been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

CaseyvillePoliceThomas C. Wangelin, 31, of the 1800 block of North 16th Street in Swansea and his younger brother, Adam Wangelin, 24, of the first block of Tanewood Court in Belleville were found passed out in a truck in the parking lot of the restaurant at 2411 Old Country Inn in Caseyville at 4:51 p.m. on May 24.

When Emergency Service Personnel arrived, they found one of the brothers with a needle still in his hand, Caseyville Interim Police Chief Scott Miller said. The pair were transported to a local hospital, where they recovered.

Adam Wangelin is in custody at the St. Clair County Jail. His bond has been set at $30,000. Police are searching for Thomas Wangelin, whose bond has been set at $40,000.

Caseyville policeman Nick Arnold investigated the case.

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  1. Friend says:

    The author completely butchered their ages, and BND says this happened on last Thursday. Hmmm…

    • Roger Starkey says:

      Thank you, “Friend.” I did get the ages wrong. I’m unsure why. The incident happened on Saturday, May 24.

  2. Friend says:

    Thanks for fixing it.

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