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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Tuesday October 17th, 2023 :: 09:04 a.m. PDT


Sheriff's Deputies Respond to Suspected Fentanyl Overdose in Joshua Tree

DATE/TIME: October 10, 2023, at approximately 1:32 a.m.

INCIDENT: Drug Overdose

LOCATION: 61000 Block of Oleander Drive, Joshua Tree  

VICTIM(S): 39-year-old male resident of Yucca Valley

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at approximately 1:32 a.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff's Station responded to the 61000 block of Oleander Drive in Joshua Tree, reference a drug overdose. Upon arrival, the male subject was located inside the bathroom of the residence, unresponsive, due to a suspected fentanyl overdose.

Deputies administered two doses of Nasal Naloxone (Narcan) to reverse the effects of the overdose. The subject briefly regained consciousness but fell back out of consciousness. Morongo Basin Ambulance (MBA) and San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived at the residence and administered a third dose of Nasal Naloxone. The subject regained consciousness again and was transported to the Hi-Desert Medical Center (HDMC) for further treatment. 

Refer: Deputy O. Zavala

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. (760) 365-2364

Case No. #092301466

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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