Heroin overdose saved by Naloxone

A 31-year-old woman from Bottineau was saved by Naloxone after a drug overdose in Bismarck Sunday evening.

Bismarck Police, Bismarck Fire, and Metro Ambulance responded to the 1100 block of Bozeman Drive at 7:34 p.m. The caller reports he found his female friend in his room convulsing and located a syringe in her bra area. Paramedics administered Naloxone and the female became somewhat conscious and alert. She was then taken to a hospital for medical attention. 

Police searched her belongings and found several drug paraphernalia items in her purse including a syringe, glass plunger with residue, an empty bag with a slight brown residue, and two cigarettes with the filter cut.

The woman spoke with officers in the hospital and admitted to recent use of heroin. She was not arrested. 

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