Survivor winner Jenna Morasca was found unconscious at the wheel of her SUV in Washington, Pennsylvania on January 25
Officers revived the 37-year-old reality show winner with Narcan, a drug used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose
Drug paraphernalia including syringes were found in the car which was still running while at an intersection
While being transported in an ambulance,Morasca allegedly bit paramedics before biting a police officer who tried to intervene
She was arrested for DUI and possession of narcotics paraphernalia, also faces charges of assaulting a police officer and paramedics f
Morasca who won Survivor: The Amazon in 2003, has appeared on several reality shows thereafter including Celebrity Apprentice, Fear Factor and The Amazing Race
Survivor winner Jenna Morasca [photo] has been arrested for a DUI and possession of narcotics paraphernalia after being found unconscious in her car on January 25
Pennsylvania police last month found reality show star Jenna Morasca apparently in the throes of a drug overdose. Cops arrested Morasca and charged her with DUI and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
A police report states that the 37-year-old was found unconscious in her SUV in Washington, Pennsylvania with the ignition on at an intersection. Morasca reportedly was so out of it, she had to be revived by Narcan, TMZ reports.
On January 25 police received a call from a driver in South Strabane Township saying someone was passed out behind the wheel at a stop sign. responding officers on arrived observed a passenger in the car trying to hide several syringes in a large Ziploc bag in Morasca’s purse.
The driver was passed out but the vehicle, a Chevrolet Trax with custom license plate ‘AMAZON’, was still running. Officers administered Narcan, a drug that law enforcement use to counter the effects of opioid overdoses, and placed the former reality star into an ambulance.
Jenny Morasca, winner of ‘Survivor: The Amazon’ , bit a cop and paramedics while being transported to hospital after a drug overdose
On the way to hospital Morasca allegedly tried to bite paramedics and when a police officer entered the vehicle to thelp subdue her, she bit the cop on the forearm.
Morasca was arrested for DUI and possession of narcotics paraphernalia and will be charged with assaulting a police officer and paramedics for the incident.
Morasca shot to fame when she won $1 million on Survivor: The Amazon back in 2003.
She later appeared in numerous other reality shows, including Celebrity Apprentice, Fear Factor and The Amazing Race.
2012 photo of Jenny Morasca, winner of ‘Survivor: The Amazon’ , now arrested for opiate overdose
After winning Survivor, Morasca went on to burnish her resume as a reality star, appearing in numerous other reality shows, including Celebrity Apprentice, Fear Factor and The Amazing Race
In 2004 Morasca quit Survivor: All Stars to be with her mother who was dying from breast cancer. Her mother died eight days after Morasca returned home.
She went on to earn a master’s degree in counseling and clinical psychology from Columbia University in 2012.
The following year she split with fellow Survivor star Ethan Zohn after 10 years together and supporting him through his battle with Hodgkins lymphoma, a rare type of cancer.
In 2004 Morasca [third right, front row], quit Survivor: All Stars to be with her mother who was dying from breast cancer. Her mother died eight days after Morasca returned home.
In 2013 Morasca split from fellow Survivor star Ethan Zohn [seen with Morasca in 2011] who she dated for 10 years and supported through his battle with Hodgkins lymphoma.
The couple had starred in The Amazing Race together and also had their own TV show, Everyday Health.