Sheriff warns of extreme danger from fentanyl allegedly distributed by Ghost Face Gangsters

STAFF REPORT ::: A press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix reports the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has seen a rise in calls for persons who have overdosed on methamphetamine, heroin and what is believed by the user to be prescription medication. At least two of those calls have resulted in deaths, and a third […]

Griffin Police Department now equipped with Narcan

SUBMITTED ::: The Griffin Police Department has announced receipt of Narcan, which officials describe as a “lifesaving drug.” Narcan is used to help save the life of a victim of an opioid overdose. Authorities say Narcan will only reverse the effects of a person having an opioid overdose. The rescue kits that will be utilized […]

SCSO personnel soon to field Narcan, emergency drug overdose treatment

STAFF REPORT ::: Personnel of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office will soon be fielding Narcan (naloxone) kits to be used in the event of a drug overdose. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, this potentially-life saving measure is being made possible with the assistance of a local businessman. “With […]