NEWTON, NJ—A Newton heroin overdose victim was revived with Narcan on April 6. Newton Police went to a residence on Union Place around 10:45 p.m. after being called for a suspected overdose, police report.
When they arrived, police found a 35-year-old unconscious in a bedroom. Someone was already administering CPR, according to police.
The victim was showing signs of having overdosed on heroin. The Newton police officers decided to administer Narcan and performed rescue breathing.
He was given oxygen as he regained consciousness and was then transported to the Newton Medical Center by Newton First Aid Squad. Paramedics from St. Clare’s also assisted at scene.
According to police, the male subject was also provided information regarding the C.L.E.A.R. program. Responding Officers were Ptl. Michael Wolanski and Ptl. Russell Post.