A New Britain woman is facing charges after police said she brought heroin to her boyfriend, who was a patient in the hospital.
Police said they responded to the emergency room at St. Francis Hospital for the report of a heroin overdose.
The patient injected himself with heroin and overdosed. Police said hospital staff administered Narcan, and he regained consciousness.
Police said 22-year-old Angelica Cierniewski told police she brought the heroin into the emergency room to give to her boyfriend.
She was arrested and charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence.
The patient remains in the hospital and is in stable condition.
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