Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office given 100 Narcan kits
Each detective in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office will carry a Narcan kit as part of law enforcement’s ongoing fight against the opioid epidemic, Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.Narcan, naloxone in nasal spray form, has proven effective in the treatment of people who have overdosed by reversing the effects. Narcan is effective for both street drugs like heroin, or prescription drugs like Oxycontin, Vicodin, and Percocet, officials said.In 2019, 142 Narcan rescues were reported to the prosecutor’s office by first responders across the county, spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said.The prose...
Man killed by Secaucus police identified as 68-year-old
Authorities have identified the 68-year-old man who was shot and killed Sunday night by police officers responding to a “domestic” incident in the Harmon Cove development of Secaucus.The state Attorney General’s Office, which is investigating the shooting, said Anthony Rosso was fatally wounded by police gunfire on the 300 block of Sea Isle Key within Harmon Cove.Rosso was outside of the building and armed with a handgun when officers arrived after receiving a 911 call at 5:41 p.m., officials said. The 911 caller noted a gunshot had been fired during the domestic incident, authorities added.Bo...