August 14, 2018

Review Category : PNN Daily News

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

** New Jersey man punches female medic in the chest; arrested, charged

UNITED STATES NEWS

** A New Jersey man from Hoboken is facing aggravated assault and resisting arrest charges after he allegedly attacked a female EMT at an area hospital Saturday. That is the word from The Patch (Eric Kiefer/August 13) which said the incident at Hoboken University Medical Center played out with the man punching the EMT in the chest around 3:35 a.m. He also hit a police officer in the face who tried to intervene. Several other police officers then subdued him. Juan Flores, 29, who had been transported to hospital after being found passed out in Union City, was taken into custody shortly afterwards. There is no word on his first court date.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

** Narcan saves 58 lives in Mississippi over last year

UNITED STATES NEWS

** Use of Narcan to combat drug overdoses has saved 58 people’s lives in the last year in Mississippi. That is the word from the Associated Press (August 9) which said both law enforcement and first responders have employed naloxone. According to the news service, seven state and federal agencies teamed up in August 2017 to distribute the drug anti-dote to front line public safety workers. Some 10,000 doses were put into circulation, while 6,000 people at 200 first responder agencies were trained on how to administer the med.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

** Pennsylvania EMT goes missing en route to work Wednesday

UNITED STATES NEWS

** Pennsylvania police in Millcreek Township have mounted a search for a missing EMT who failed to show up for work Wednesday morning. That is the word from WGAL News 8 (Katelyn Smith/August 9) which said Paul J. Newiadomy, 62, left for his shift around 5:20 a.m. and was last seen some 25 minutes later at a bank in Myerstown. Police said Newiadomy’s cell phone is shut off. His family said he is dependent on medication. It is not clear if he had the drug with him Wednesday. Newiadomy works for First Aid and Safety Patrol in Lebanon.

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