Man believed to overdose revived with Narcan

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By Damon Lawrence

Narcan may have again proved helpful in a Rockwood overdose. According to an incident report, police responded to an overdose at 400 E. Dunn St., on June 7 around noon.

When they arrived, Deputy Chief John Mayes said Robert McArthur was unconscious and barely breathing. Mayes asked the people in the house what drugs McArthur may have taken and someone said Opana and heroin.

“Knowing that both of these are opiates from my training as a drug recognition expert as well as my medical background, I made the decision to administer Narcan,” the report said.

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