Men treated after found semi-conscious at Humboldt Fish Hatchery

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GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. — One man was airlifted and another taken by ambulance to local hospitals after being found semi-conscious Thursday at the Humboldt Fish Hatchery. Deputies found evidence of synthetic marijuana, or “spice,” at the scene, according to a release from Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas. It is not yet clear if the men ingested the synthetic marijuana and the investigation is ongoing, the release states. The men were working on contract for the hatchery, located on Highway 152 in Humboldt, and are not state employees, according to the release. Their names are not being released pending the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information relevant to the case is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 731-855-1121 or the West Tennessee Drug Task Force at 731-784-0555. All calls can remain anonymous.

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