Police presence in Cobourg’s west end – no threat to public safety

On August 18, 2021, police were called to an address on King Street West regarding a medical complaint – suspected drug overdose.

Members of the Cobourg Police Service remain on scene investigating the circumstances of a death. The Cobourg Police confirm that there is no risk to public safety. 

If you have information about this investigation, please contact the Cobourg Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch, Detective Constable Egas, at 905-372-6821 ext. 2202.

If you suspect someone is having an overdose, call 911 immediately. Administer naloxone if available and start Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act protects individuals who are worried about getting into trouble with the law because they may have drugs, are violating release or parole conditions. It can protect you from certain charges if you experience or witness an overdose and call 911 for help. 

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