MCSO: Deputy hospitalized following narcotics exposure

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that an on-duty deputy was rushed to the hospital after being exposed to narcotics. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: Apr. 16, 2022 at 3:39 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 16, 2022 at 11:24 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that an on-duty deputy was rushed to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

Maj. Gayle Atchison said the deputy was taken to Baptist East after being exposed to a narcotic. It happened during a traffic stop around 3 p.m. near Wind Creek Casino & Hotel off Eddie L Tullis Road. Atchison said the deputy found drugs in the vehicle and had a reaction to them.

The narcotic wasn’t specified, but Atchison said the deputy was given Narcan. Investigators are determining what the drug was.

Saturday evening., Atchison said the deputy was recovering well. The deputy name was not released.

One person was taken into custody from the traffic stop. That person’s name and pending charges were not released.

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