Indiana Trooper Saves Heroin User’s Life

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BLUFFTON, Indiana — An Indiana State Police trooper is being credited with saving the life of a man who allegedly was overdosing on heroin Wednesday.

Trooper Anthony Repass and Wells County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a call at 3:28 p.m. after Wells County Dispatch broadcast about a fight going on in a home in the 8700 block of south Indiana 1 in rural Bluffton. Repass and the deputies arrived about five minutes later to find 26-year-old Josh L. Miller, who they learned was wanted, inside home, according to an ISP news release.

According to online information, Miller was wanted on charges of probation violation and failure to return to lawful detention. He was arrested but as he was being walked though the house, his legs began to shake and he started to collapse. Repass and Deputy Jeremy Heckel helped Miller to the floor.

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