2 Officers Sickened During Meth Investigation

Posted: 6th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Meth Was Cooking Inside Backpack, Investigators Say


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Two South Bend police officers were taken to a hospital after authorities said they breathed fumes from methamphetamine that was cooking inside a backpack.

 Police Capt. Phil Trent said one of the officers was admitted overnight for observation while the other was treated and released.

 The officers found the backpack while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle behind a house on the city’s southeast side. The officers were sickened after opening the backpack, the South Bend Tribune reported.

Officers also noticed odors coming from the house.







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