Fort St James RCMP concerned about overdose cases in the community

Fort St James

2021-05-11 11:18 PDT

Fort St James RCMP are making this public health announcement, as they are concerned about the number of overdose cases they are seeing in the community and surrounding areas.

Fort St James RCMP has seen a recent increase in the number of calls for potential overdoses. Police and BC Emergency Health Services have responded to numerous overdoses, most notably attending 2 calls for service in one day at the same house, sadly resulting in one death.

It is important that if you, or someone you witness, may be overdosing to please call 9-1-1 immediately

Fort St James RCMP recommends drug-users follow these safety precautions:

Click here to visit the BC Government website for addiction overdose prevention tips.

Click here to visit the Interior Health website for more information about overdose and drug checking alerts.

If you know anyone who may be selling illegal and harmful drugs in our community, please call police or Crime Stoppers.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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