The heroin epidemic continues in Central New York. An Oneida County Sherriff's Deputy responded to a call of an unresponsive male in his mid-20s at an address on Whitford Avenue in the Town of Whitestown to assist EMS. The first deputy to arrive on the scene recognized the apparent overdose, and used 2 doses of Narcan. The incident occurred on Thursday morning around 12:44 a.m.
The Oneida County Sheriff's Department has arrested 16-year-old Anthony M. Cruz of Rome on Identity Theft charges. The arrest comes as a result of a two month investigation into Cruz who allegedly used two different credit card numbers to make purchases equaling $1,000.
A missing hunter who was injured was able to be located with the of the GPS coordinates from his cellular device. The Oneida County Sheriff's Department assisted state officials in response to the missing hunter call in Boonville on Friday.