Salina, KS

Now: 27 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 40 ° | Lo: 24 °

Investigator Overcome by Fumes

KSAL StaffJuly 14, 2016

Authorities say a Wichita sheriff’s investigator was briefly hospitalized after being overcome with an unknown substance in a department evidence room.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department says the detective was processing evidence as part of a drug investigation when he opened a plastic bag and was overcome by a strong smell. The investigator then experienced sweating, slurred speech and dizziness.

The department says it’s unclear what the substance is and that it’s being tested. But the federal Drug Enforcement Administration has warned law enforcement agencies about fentanyl, a synthetic opioid said to be 50 times more powerful than heroin.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2020. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Spread The Word, Love Can Overcome

January 17, 2016 5:41 pm

Unabomber Investigator To Speak

September 4, 2014 7:57 am

More Suspicious Fires In NW Kansas

March 13, 2014 5:24 pm



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Chase, Drug Arrest
February 18, 2020Comments
Pack of Shoplifters
February 18, 2020Comments
Storage Unit Burglary
February 18, 2020Comments
Kansas Coronavirus Story ...
February 18, 2020Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2020 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH