News Release: November 8, 2018
Peel Paramedics Warn Public of Missing Narcotics
BRAMPTON, ON (November 8, 2018) – Peel Regional Paramedic Services is asking the public’s help in locating a narcotics pouch that went missing from one of their ambulances on Wednesday, Nov. 7 during the day.
The paramedic crew was working in Brampton and Mississauga when the black locked zippered pouch containing controlled narcotics went missing.
Peel Regional Paramedic Services is concerned for the public’s safety as these drugs can be extremely dangerous and even fatal if taken without medical supervision.
Peel Paramedics carry medical supplies including narcotics to treat patients during medical emergencies.
Peel Regional Paramedic Services has contacted Peel Police and a report has been filed.
If a member of the public finds the missing pouch, they are asked to refrain from opening it and to immediately call Peel Police at 905-453-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477).
Peel Regional Paramedics Services responds to more than 125,000 emergency medical calls per year. For more information about Peel Regional Paramedic Services, visit peelregion.ca/paramedics or call 905-791-7800, ext. 3956
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.4 million people and 173,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.
Media ContactsBrad Bowie
PRPS Media/Community Relations Officer
PRPS Media/Public Information Line
416-410-2808, ext. 1