Watertown Woman Arraigned On Drug Overdose Death Charges

(Watertown) A Watertown woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges she supplied the drugs that led to an overdose death. Debra Patroelj entered a “not guilty” plea to one felony count of First Degree Reckless Homicide. Patroelj is implicated in the January 2016 overdose of 16-year-old John Teuteberg. The 49-year-old allegedly sold the victim a half dozen methadone pills. The charge carries a maximum 40-year prison sentence, if convicted.