State Reviewing License Of Zelienople Youth Home After Employee Overdose

The state Department of Human Services said Thursday it is reviewing an incident in which an employee of Glade Run Lutheran Services in Zelienople passed out in a facility bathroom after police say he injected heroin. 37-year-old Paul Ream Jr. of Cranberry was supposed to be on duty in the Zelienople youth home monitoring five children under age 18 on Aug. 23 when a co-worker found him around 4 a.m. after he had disappeared for about 20 minutes, according to a Zelienople police affidavit. Ream, who was fired, is being charged by summons with five counts of endangering the welfare of children.