Sheriff responds to spike in overdoses

August 28, 2016
Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens. - Photo by Dennis Brown

Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens.
– Photo by Dennis Brown

Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens is closely monitoring the recent rash of heroin overdoses that have put a strain on law enforcement and other agencies dealing with the crisis in those areas, all within a 90 mile radius of Lewis County.
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has four road deputies in addition to Bivens.
“We are patrolling, investigating complaints, and answering calls in a service area of 482 square miles,” Bivens said.

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