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Lewis County sheriff's deputies to begin carrying Narcan while on duty
Posted by news on 11/14/2017 4:15:00 AM.
After seeing a rise in lethal illegal drugs in the area, Lewis County Sheriff's deputies will soon be armed with Narcan.


That's the life-saving drug EMT crews carry, which can reverse the effects of an overdose. Furthermore, according to the Watertown Daily Times, Sheriff Mike Carpinelli also recently created an anti-drug task force because he "couldn't sit back any longer."
 
The task force is comprised of members of the Sheriff's department and Lowville Police Department. S
 
heriff Carpinelli reportedly told Lewis County lawmakers that the situation is so dire that more money is needed to provide further help in the fight against drugs.
Narcan, Lewis County Sheriff's Office