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Life saved as officers act fast to administer Naloxone

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) officers, on Monday night saved a life, acting quickly to revive a possibly overdosed man in Oshawa.

Great work last night by officers assisting a male who had possibly overdosed downtown, said a congratulatory tweet from DRPS Central East Division.

“Officers acted quickly administering Naloxone. The male was revived, received medical attention from EMS and [was] transported to hospital,” it added.

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Two held with drugs

Meanwhile, an investigation by the Central East Community Response Unit has resulted in charges and a quantity of drugs being seized in Oshawa.

On April 12, members of the Central East CRU Team concluded an investigation into drug trafficking in Oshawa.

Police received information that a male was trafficking cocaine from his residence on Clarke Street. A Control Drug and Substance Act search warrant was authorized and executed. A male and female were taken into custody without incident. The investigation resulted in the seizure of cocaine and Canadian currency, said a police statement.

A male and female, both from Oshawa were charged and held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Central East Community Response Team at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1767.

Name and further details available at

Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspects and not convicted, and
2. Sometimes charges are dropped or changed.

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