AUGUSTA — A Skowhegan woman is charged with unlawful drug possession after she allegedly overdosed in jail and was taken to the hospital, where nurses reported finding crack and a crack pipe in her prosthetic leg.

Sonya Marie Engelhardt

Sonya Marie Engelhardt, 41, who also has an address in Athens, was scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon on that misdemeanor charge as well as a charge of violating condition of release, both of which occurred April 2, 2018, according to a complaint filed at the Capital Judicial Center.

Engelhardt had been taken to the Kennebec County jail after being arrested by Waterville Police.

“Once inside the jail, Engelhardt, overdosed and was transported to MaineGeneral (Medical Center),” wrote Kennebec Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jeffrey Boudreau in an affidavit filed at the court. “According to Deputy Savage, once at the hospital, the nursing staff took a crack pipe out of Engelhardt’s prosthetic leg that has a little Baggie in it with a usable amount of crack cocaine.”

Engelhardt was on bail at the time, according to the complaint.

She was among those scheduled to be in court Wednesday afternoon via video link with the jail.

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