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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Monday October 23rd, 2023 :: 08:19 a.m. PDT


Deputies Respond to Suspected Fentanyl Overdose Administering Narcan to Reverse the Effect of the Drug

DATE/TIME: October 20, 2023, at approximately 1:54 a.m.

INCIDENT: Drug Overdose

LOCATION: 6300 Block of Mojave Avenue, Twentynine Palms


VICTIM(S): 21-year-old female resident of Twentynine Palms

SUMMARY: On Friday, October 20, 2023, at approximately 1:54 a.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff's Station responded to a possible drug overdose in the 6300 block of Mojave Avenue, in the city of Twentynine Palms. Upon arrival, deputies located a female subject in the garage. The female was unresponsive due to a suspected fentanyl overdose.

Immediately after identifying symptoms consistent with Fentanyl overdose, deputies administered two doses of Nasal Naloxone (Narcan). The administration of Narcan reversed the effects of the overdose and the female regained consciousness. San Bernardino County Fire Department and Morongo Basin Ambulance arrived at the residence and stabilized the female, who was transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center (HDMC) for further treatment. 

Refer: Deputy M. Marinkovich

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. 760-365-2364

Case No. 202301562

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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