Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The policeman is exposed to fentanyl and overdoses; everything was recorded

A video recorded by a police camera was released on Facebook, showing a police officer, David Faivey, who was briefly exposed to fentanyl during a search and nearly lost his life .

A police officer in Tavares, a city in central Florida (USA), lost her life after accidentally inhaling fentanyl during traffic control, however, she has now recovered.

According to local media reports this Friday, officials have returned to work after what happened and warned about the lethal danger of the drug.

It should be noted that, as reported in La Verdad Noticias, the officers who seized the coconuts with fentanyl had hidden 300 kilograms of the pills.

The Tavares Police Department confirmed that a police officer took an overdose of fentanyl at a traffic stop in Florida on Tuesday morning after allegedly being exposed to the drug.

It all happened around midnight, when Tavares Police Officer Courtney Bannick stopped a vehicle with the suspects carrying various narcotics and narcotics.

Despite following protocols for handling fentanyl (gloves and personal protective equipment), Officer Bannick was exposed to the powerful opioid.

Bannick allegedly found narcotics rolled up in one dollar bills inside the vehicle. “Every time I saw it rolled over a dollar bill, I looked at it. He barely opened it and saw they were narcotics. He quickly closed it,” said Courtney Sullivan of the Tavares Police Department.

His classmates noticed when they heard him gasping for breath while using the radio. “He was heard gasping for breath and suffocation,” police said in a statement.

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That’s when three officers got her down on the floor and administered Narcan, a drug used in emergencies when someone overdoses on opioids. The entire incident was recorded by the body cameras of the three officers.

In total, Officer Bannick was administered three doses of Narcan before the ambulance arrived and was taken to an area hospital. «It’s blocky for 15 to 30 minutes. “It’s a small window to get to a hospital and get the care you need,” Sullivan said of Narcan’s use in these types of emergencies.

The suspects involved in the traffic stop that led to the incident were reportedly charged with serious criminal offenses and taken to the Lake County Jail. It did not elaborate which ones or their identities.

The Tavares Police Department said Officer Bannik is stable at home and they hope she recovers quickly as she looks forward to getting back to work and continuing her work.

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