Updated information from the Granby Police Department
The Granby Police Department would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and remind everyone to celebrate this Holiday Season responsibly.
Officers were called to West Street for a loose goat tonight. They found him, or more accurately he found them, and then proceeded to lick the driver’s window of the police cruiser until its owner came to get him. Unreal but true.
On November 1, 2015 at approximately 17:38, Granby Ambulance Personnel and Granby Police Personnel were dispatched to the CVS Parking Lot at 70 West State St. for a reported unresponsive male. The caller reported that a male party had possibly overdosed. When Sergeant Gary Poehler and Auxiliary Officer Ryan Barthelette arrived they located the unresponsive male in the passenger seat of a vehicle. He was unresponsive and not breathing. Officers spoke with the driver of the vehicle and learned that the patient had recently used heroin. A dose of nasal Narcan was administered by the police officers and the male party began breathing and regained consciousness. Granby Ambulance Personnel arrived and care for the patient was transferred to them. Narcan is a drug that counteracts the effects of opiate use. The Granby Police began carrying the lifesaving medication in December 2014. All officers have been trained in its use. Funds for the medication were provided through a program started by the Northwestern District Attorney’s office.