“At this time, I had Officer ... retrieve a dose of Narcan as a precaution to have close at hand,” the police report reads. “Officer ... was was beginning to pale in his face, and his speech became more forced that I have experienced in talking to him. He stated that he was feeling very lightheaded and that feeling had occurred seconds after the white powder hit his face.”
The officer is out of the hospital and not expected to miss any work.
Police said they suspect their officers have come into contact with fentanyl before, however this is the first time an officer has shown ill effects.
The suspect the officer was arresting is Dewayne T. Kinder, 40, on charges of tampering with evidence, theft, possession of drugs and possession of criminal tools, according to the police report.