Jefferson Township Police Officer Christopher Smolt responded and administered Narcan and oxygen to an unconscious male victim of a suspected heroin overdose on April 17.
A team of Milton First Aid Squad members also responded and treated the victim. The victim was then transported to St. Clare’s Denville and is expected to make a full recovery. A hypodermic needle was recovered at the scene.
At the hospital the victim was supplied with the Morris County resources related to peer recovery specialists. All responders wore the proper personal protective equipment in response to COVID-19 prevention and protection.