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Sunday May 3rd, 2015 11:03AM

Gwinnett SWAT officers treated for meth exposure

By The Associated Press
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) -- Gwinnett County Sheriff's officials say members of the department's SWAT team were decontaminated after being exposed to methamphetamine during a lab bust.<br /> <br /> Sheriff's spokeswoman Shannon Volkodav told local media outlets that authorities were helping the Department of Homeland Security execute a search warrant at a home in Norcross Thursday, and were exposed to the drug while taking a suspect into custody.<br /> <br /> Volkodav says the exposure caused skin and eye irritation to eight officers who were on the scene.<br /> <br /> Authorities set up a tent outside the Gwinnett Medical Center and called a hazardous materials team in for assistance.
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