Police: Man with heroin passed out with car running in front of Bayonne BOE

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A 24-year-old man was found passed out in his car, which was partially on the sidewalk in front of the Bayonne Board of Education building, for police to discover heroin and syringes in his vehicle, officials said. Bayonne police

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Christopher Brennan, 24, of Stirling, N.J., was charged with driving under the influence, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a syringe, according to Police Capt. Janine Foy.

On Friday around 10:03 a.m., Brennan was found unresponsive in a black Hyundai Sonata in front of the Bayonne BOE building, 669 Avenue A, with the car running, partially parked on the sidewalk and with heavy front end damage, authorities said.

Police officers on the scene were able to wake Brennan up and noticed heroin and syringes in the front seat of the vehicle, police said.

Additional syringes and a glass pipe were also found in the car and, Brennan, who had packets of heroin on him, was then transported to the Bayonne Medical Center as a precautionary measure, officials said.

Police were not immediately able to determine where the damage to the vehicle occurred, authorities said.