Dubuque police used Narcan on officer who got sick from powdery substance

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) — A Dubuque police officer is recovering at home on Thursday after officers used Narcan on him when became sick while executing a search warrant. Officers say he became unconscious while searching a home with drugs.

According to Lieutenant Joe Messerich, officers first responded to an apartment unit at 2095 Central Avenue for a domestic assault at about eight o’clock on Wednesday night. While inside, they saw drug paraphernalia.