Gallatin police have made an arrest in connection with a non-fatal heroin overdose last month.
Michael Kevin Hogan, 64 of Hendersonville, was taken into custody following a drug sting June 20, according to an arrest affidavit signed by Investigator Kaleb Hammock with the Gallatin Police Department.
The arrest came two days after officers responded to a home in the 100-block of Timberland Road where an individual had been found unresponsive but still breathing.
“Through the course of the investigation, the overdose victim advised that he had snorted heroin on (June 18), thus causing him to overdose,” Hammock wrote in the affidavit. “Upon… identifying Mr. Hogan as the subject who sold heroin to the overdose victim, causing him to overdose, I utilized the overdose victim’s cellular device and sent a text message to Mr. Hogan, in an attempt to order half a gram of heroin.”
While setting up the purchase, officers were also conducting surveillance outside the Timberlane Road home waiting for Hogan on June 20. He arrived in a gold Ford van approximately 30 minutes later.
Inside the vehicle, two folded pieces of paper containing approximately one gram of a white powdery substance synonymous with heroin were located, according to Hammock.
When interviewed by police, Hogan allegedly admitted to selling heroin to the victim the same day the overdose occurred.
“Mr. Hogan advised that the overdose victim had told him that he was in pain and wanted Mr. Hogan to get him some heroin,” Hammock wrote in the affidavit. “Mr. Hogan further advised that he wanted to help out the overdose victim, so he brought heroin to the overdose victim’s residence, where he sold the overdose victim heroin for ($50).”
Hogan was arrested and charged with two counts of resale of a Schedule I substance. He was released from the Sumner County Jail on $75,000 bond June 25.