Law Enforcement Officer Self Administers Narcan; Haz-Mat Response

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WILLIAMSTON, SC (WSPA) – A Williamston Police officer was taken to the hospital after giving himself Narcan after falling ill taking a suspect to jail. According to Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor, two officers had gone to a residence to serve an arrest warrant for operating a drug house. One officer was transporting the suspect when he became ill and pulled over the vehicle at a shopping center on US-29 at George Wilson Road., according to Chief Taylor.

Taylor says the officer administered Narcan to himself and called for EMS. Hazmat crews were also called to the scene to decontaminate the other officers and the suspect as a precaution.

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