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Woman claims she was drugged at a Put-In-Bay bar

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The Ottawa Count Sheriff's office is investigating several complaints of women claiming they were drugged at Put-In-Bay.

"I couldn't talk. I could walk," said Cathy Huguelet a possible victim.

 51-year- old Cathy Huguelet says someone put something in her drink at Put-In-Bay.  It happened in June. She says she went to the island with several other women for a professional networking event. Huguelet says she believes she was drugged at a bar on the island.

"I went from being totally normal to being totally out of it," said Huguelet.  So out of it that she blacked out.  "I think I blacked out in the bathroom. I just remember walking there and walking out."

She claims she wasn't the only one who has something slipped in her drink

"As we got back we discovered there were five of us for sure and now that we talk about it. There's a sixth one and the same story,  "Gosh I don't remember most of the afternoon." The afternoon was spotty. It was so many people saying the same thing  that they though,t why did I react to alcohol that way? Not that we drank a lot, but we're experienced people we're older we are used to the professional scene."

Put-In-Bay police have turned over the drugging cases to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office to investigate. The sheriff would only say they are looking into several cases. His detectives are also investigating more than one sexual assault case too. Crimes that concern Haugulet.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

"My concern is how many people are going over there for parties, and just going over there to have fun and they have no idea this is a concern. Watch your drinks because I really don't trust the bartenders the people that are there,"




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