Two inmates expected to be OK following suspected drug overdoses

Two Hall County jail inmates are expected to make a full recovery after each suffered a suspected drug overdose last week.

On the evening of Friday, March 5, deputies and jail medical staff responded to two male inmates who were showing signs of drug overdoses. Jail staff administered naloxone to both inmates, a news release from the sheriff’s office states. Hall County Fire Services responded and transported the inmates to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Jail staff found an unknown powdery substance in a small plastic bag in one of the inmate’s cells. The unknown substance has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab for analysis.
The case remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.

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