Yarmouth Police Respond to Two Fentanyl Overdoses in One Hour

Both patients survive, one remains in critical condition...

From the Yarmouth Police (verbatim):


Incidents Synopsis
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments saved the lives of two citizens who overdosed within one hour.

• The first incident occurred at 7PM and involved a 33-year-old male who admitted to overdosing while snorting Fentanyl in a home in South Yarmouth. The male was revived with the use of Narcan and transported to Cape Cod Hospital in good condition.

• The second incident occurred at 8PM and involved at 31-year-old female who apparently overdosed while injecting Fentanyl in a home in South Yarmouth. The female was provided advanced CPR by members of the Yarmouth Fire Department and is currently in critical condition at Cape Cod Hospital.

The Yarmouth Police Department is committed to protecting our community and our citizens as we keep Yarmouth one of the safest communities in the region.

We work in partnership will all Local, County, State, and Federal Law Enforcement authorities to achieve our goals.

If you, or a loved one needs help, or you have information about drug distribution, violence, or any other crimes occurring in the Town of Yarmouth, please contact the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division at 508.775.0445 extension 2134.

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