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GP Police Jailed Man for Parole Violation after He Overdosed at NW City Park

Grants Pass Police jailed a man for violating his post-prison supervision after he overdosed on narcotics at a northwest city park yesterday.

The Police Department reports officers arrested 34-year-old Franklin Leroy Lister, III, at Gilbert Creek Park on NW Hawthorne Avenue on Monday at 3:25 p.m..

Police said Lister overdosed on fentanyl at the city park and he was revived with four milligrams of Narcan. Upon the arrival of fire and medical personnel, they said he refused further treatment and transport to the hospital.

Lister's corrections officer in Jackson County was contacted and he requested his client be detained.

Lister was lodged at the Josephine County Jail for Felony Parole Violation and he was being held on a no-bail detainer.
Posted on 3/5/24 10:33AM by Sam Marsh