The Madison County prosecutor who last month authorities said was administered Narcan after using fentanyl-laced cocaine is continuing his campaign to become a county judge in November's election, a county Republican official told Spectrum News 1 on Tuesday.
Brad Moses was one of two men given Narcan and hospitalized on July 30 after sheriff's deputies were called to his home, Sheriff Todd Hood said.
Through his brother, Moses issued a statement refuting he was hospitalized for drug use, stating he was treated on July 30 for acute kidney failure due to dehydration and alcohol use.
Deputies and medical personnel responded to Moses' home around 9 p.m. on July 30 for a possible overdose and a report that two people were unconscious and unresponsive, the sheriff's office said in a statement Friday afternoon.
Due to the state's good Samaritan law, Hood said there will be no charges in this case.
A sample of a substance found during a search of the home tested positive for fentanyl, an opioid that is far stronger than heroin, the sheriff's office said.
"The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded and is completing its investigation," Gabor said in a statement released Friday. "One of the individuals involved was a member of the District Attorney’s Office. He is completing a Family Leave application to address a personal problem and has offered his resignation; which will be accepted.
Madison County GOP Chairman Todd Rouse said Tuesday that Moses informed him last week that he still would seek election in November to become a county judge. Moses is running unopposed in that race.
“It is in the best interest of Moses’ family, the voters and the integrity of the office for Moses to seek a way to remove himself from the ballot,” Rouse said.
Rouse added there is a 48-hour window and slim options for Moses to recuse himself from the race. Rouse said he is awaiting direction from the candidate.