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Body cam: Columbus police officer given Narcan during drug arrest

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(Courtesy: Columbus Division of Police)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- A Columbus police officer got a scare during a drug bust last Sunday when he became seriously ill, resulting in other officers had to give him Narcan

Officer Jeffrey Cain, 49, was making an arrest at the Pilot Travel Center off I-70 and Wilson Road in west Columbus when the problems occurred. After administering the drug used to reverse the effect of an opiate overdose, Cain was taken to Grant Medical Center for treatment, where he was treated and released. Police said the drug he came into contact with was meth and he's expected to return to regular duty on Monday.

Police said it was a learning lesson for officers to be even more careful. Officials added that officers are regularly trained to use Narcan or Naloxone and encourage the public to know how to use it as well.

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