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Cops Save 2 From Drug Overdose With Naloxone In Raritan


RARITAN, NJ – Two men suffering from drug overdoses were rescued by officers in Raritan earlier this month.

At 2:46 p.m. on January 4, Raritan patrol officers were called to the Liquor Saver on West Somerset Street with a drug overdose, according to the police blotter.

Officers administered naloxone (Narcan) to a 62-year-old man from Raritan. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The next day, at 2:54 p.m. on January 5, Raritan agents were called to PNC Bank on West Somerset Street for an unconscious man.

The Somerville man, 35, suffered from a drug overdose and was administered naloxone (Narcan) by officers. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

Other Police Desk Pads:

January 4 at 6 p.m .: A 76-year-old man from Raritan said he was the victim of theft. the
the man reported receiving an email from someone claiming to be a friend who was sick and needed
money. The man then purchased three $ 100 Google gift cards for the person and emailed them the serial numbers of the cards. We remind you to be aware of fraudulent emails and phone calls.

January 5: Kevon Fletcher, 30 from Paterson, Lamont Ellis, 21 from Newark, Nekeda Gilchrist, 39 from Newark, and Danielle Mitchell, 35 from Newark, have all been charged with shoplifting. The charges stem from an investigation opened on November 3 when they stole items for $ 4,200 from the Burlington Coat Factory on Route 28. Detective Benjamin Griffin investigated the incident.

January 5 at 10:16 pm: Raritan patrol boats were dispatched to Raritan’s Own Laundry on
West Somerset Street for an obscene report. The business owner reported that a male was at the business committing an obscene act while other customers were at the business. On site, the agents
identified the man as 22-year-old Odell Warren from Raritan. Charges of obscenity are pending following the incident.

January 6 at 7:50 p.m.: Raritan patrol officers, as well as members of Raritan Borough Fire
Department and Somerville Fire Department, responded to Raritan’s Own Laundry on West Somerset Street with a fire. At the scene, Raritan officers were able to contain the blaze with their extinguishers and firefighters extinguished all remaining pockets of fire. The Raritan Borough fire official said the fire started in a clothes dryer due to excessive lint buildup or mechanical malfunction. The fire was contained in a small part of the company.

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