RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Ramapo Police responded to a restaurant in South Spring Valley for an unresponsive person on Monday afternoon.
On arrival, the officers found a male in his 20’s on the ground with another person attempting to provide CPR. The Ramapo officers evaluated the situation and determined that the victim may be under the influence of heroin.
The officers administered Naloxone in attempt to reverse the suspected opioid overdose, and the man regained consciousness. The subject was found to be in possession of six glassine envelopes which tested positive for heroin. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance for medical treatment.
Ramapo Police handled 126 calls on Monday, May 9, including: 13 alarm activations, 14 medical emergencies, one fire, and four arrests including charges for DWI, Disorderly Conduct, vehicle and traffic offenses, and a warrant. They responded to seven motor vehicle accidents at the following locations: N. Airmont Road-Montebello, Route 202-Montebello, Route 59-Airmont, Viola Road-Viola, Red Schoolhouse Road-Chestnut Ridge, Viola Road-Wesley Hills, and Route 59-Monsey. One accident involved a minor injury, and the MVA on Route 202 involved a pedestrian fatality. That accident is currently under investigation by RPD’s Accident Investigation Unit.
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