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Narcan Save in Franklin

FRANKLIN BOROUGH, NJ – On July 22, 2015 the Franklin Police Department received a report of an unresponsive female who may have overdosed on heroin.

The Franklin Borough Police Department and the Sparta First Aid Squad responded.

Patrol Officers who responded to assist located a 31 year old female in a bedroom in the residence that appeared to be unresponsive. Officers quickly determined that the female had overdosed on an opiate based narcotic, specifically heroin.  First responding – Franklin Borough Police Officers administered a dose of naloxone, a medication used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose. A short time later, the female became responsive, breathing on her own, and was transported to a nearby medical facility for evaluation and any necessary medical treatment.

The matter is still under investigation.

No complaints were filed at the time.

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