Two taken to the hospital for excessive alcohol consumption in BG


Two Bowling Green State University students were taken to the hospital Friday morning for excessive alcohol consumption.

An 18-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after she was found drunk and covered in vomit.

At 12:09 a.m. Friday, a Bowling Green police officer on patrol downtown spotted a woman sitting on a bench in the 100 block of North Main Street. She was hunched over on the bench covered in vomit, according to the police division report.

There also was vomit on the ground surrounding her feet and on her shoes.

She had the odor of alcoholic beverage on her person, her speech was slurred and she was unable to form coherent sentences, according to the report.

The woman told police she was not in possession of her driver’s license but provided a date of birth which put her at 18 years old.

She said she had consumed three cans of Four Loko and taken one shot of liquor.

BG EMS took the woman, identified as Jessica Twaresky, to the hospital.

Twaresky, with a Ridge Street address on the BGSU campus, was cited for underage/under the influence and disorderly conduct/unable to care for self.

At 12:18 a.m. in the same area, police were advised on a man passed out on the sidewalk.

The man was found holding the wall and was bent over vomiting, according to the police report.

The man, identified as Christopher Bertsch, had slurred speech and had difficulty completing sentences. He also swayed while standing and almost fell over multiple times. He had vomit all over his clothing and told police someone had vomited on him.

When asked what he had been drinking, he replied hard liquor.

Bertsch, 19, of Maumee and with a local address on the BGSU campus, was transported to the hospital and was cited for underage consumption.


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