Suspicious substance investigated at SeaTac Police Station

  • Monday, November 27, 2017 1:42pm
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The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

The Hazardous Materials Response Team from Puget Sound Fire was dispatched at 9:50 p.m. on Nov. 23 to SeaTac City Hall after a King County Sheriff’s deputy was exposed to an unknown substance while analyzing it at the police station.

The substance was obtained during a traffic stop.

The officer was treated at the scene by King County Medic One and firefighters before being transported to a local hospital as a precaution. No one else was exposed.

Using a police test kit, the Haz Mat team determined that the substance was cocaine. The material will be further tested to determine if it was tainted with anything else.

Because of privacy laws, no other information on the condition of the officer is available.

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