Lower Merion Police Find Man Laying in Highway — Drunk


Overbrook, Lower Merion Township, PA — While on patrol police found a man unconscious and laying in the highway on Meredith Road at City Avenue. The incident occurred on March 29 at approximately 2 PM.

Sherard Blackman, age 22 of the 1800 block of N. 77th St in Philadelphia, was charged with public drunkenness.

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When police encountered the man he was unresponsive and officers had trouble waking him.  Medics from Narberth ambulance were dispatched.

When the man was awoken, he had slurred speech, glassy eyes and a strong odor of alcohol. The man was tested for alcohol and the police report his levels were very high.

Blackman was transported to the Lankenau Medical Center where he received treatment.

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