NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department administered Narcan to a to a 26-year-old woman on at a Union Place residence on February 11.
When responding to a report of an overdose, the officers found the woman to be unconscious, unresponsive, and in respiratory arrest, according to police.
According to police, the woman was in respiratory arrest in a bathroom, showing signs that were consistent with a heroin overdose.
The officers who responded to the call administered Naloxone (Narcan) and performed rescue breathing.
Subsequently, as she regained consciousness and was then transported to the Newton Medical Center by the Newton First Aid Squad, according to police.
Investigating officers were Ptl. Daniel Finkle, Ptl. Thomas Tosti, Ptl. Edward Sperling and Sgt. Dean Coppolella.