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Leicester, Vt. — A Vermont State Police trooper who collapsed after apparently being exposed to an in a statement. Detectives are launching a full investigation into the incident and testing is underway to determine what substance made acting Sgt. Brett Flansburg ill.during a traffic stop was revived by fellow troopers who administered the overdose-reversal drug Narcan, state police said Saturday
The article states that Flansburg began to feel ill after transporting evidence, and collapsed in the parking lot. The report goes on to state the following:
Flansburg stopped a vehicle late Friday night for a traffic violation in Leicester, about 40 miles south of Burlington. Flansburg later observed a passenger swallow a small bag he later said contained cocaine.
In searching the car, Flansburg located and collected as evidence a small quantity of heroin in a baggie, an empty plastic baggie and a syringe. The passenger, who was checked out by doctors, but needed no medical care, was taken into custody by other troopers and later charged with heroin possession. CBS affiliate WCAX-TV reported the passenger was identified as Taylor Woodward, 25, of Brandon, Vermont.
This morning a @VTStatePolice trooper was revived with multiple doses of Narcan following his exposure to an unknown substance during a vehicle stop that led to a drug possession arrest. More: https://t.co/6jr4LhhvAj #btv #vt pic.twitter.com/BO8vGIQutB
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