Ellwood Resident Receives Narcan to Reverse Overdose
According to the police report, on September 26, police and medics were called to an Ellwood residence after receiving a call from a concerned wife that her husband was unconscious and unresponsive due to a heroin overdose. Upon arrival, medics administered Narcan, a drug that reverses the affects of opiate overdoses almost immediately. Shortly after the dose, the man became responsive and told medics he had overdosed on heroin. A stamp bag and a small silver “tube-like” pipe was located in the individuals pocket. Three children who were present at the time witnessed the entire incident.
Compton California Resident Steals Ellwood Resident’s Identity
According to the police report, on September 26, a 56 year old Ellwood resident came to the police department to report her identity was stolen by someone in Compton, California by an unknown individual. The unknown suspect used the victims name, date of birth, and Social Security Number to open a credit card registered to the Ellwood resident. Within a few days of opening the card a total of $8,000 was stolen. The incident is under further investigation.
Woman Charged for Possession of Drugs and Theft
According to the criminal complaint, on September 10, officers were dispatched to the Ellwood Dollar General for a retail theft. Upon arrival, the suspect Susan Renee Lutz was taken to the managers office for questioning and searching. The responding officer located store merchandise in the total of $20.50 as well as several prescription pills which Lutz said she does not have a prescription for. Lutz is being charged for possession of controlled substances and retail theft.