Several Deputies Were Exposed to Fentanyl During a Drug Arrest
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, October 21, 2022 12:22 pm
Multiple deputies were exposed to fentanyl during a drugs arrest in Stateline Thursday evening, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The first call came in around 8:10 p.m.
Five deputies were taken to the hospital from the scene. Their current status is unclear. Other police were exposed but decontaminated on the spot.
Tahoe Douglas Fire, East Fork Fire, Carson City HAZMAT, South Lake Tahoe Police, Nevada State Police, and the Reno Police Department also responded.
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