Petersburg detective potentially exposed to fentanyl during drug arrest

Petersburg detective potentially exposed to fentanyl during drug arrest
Lebaron Batts was arrested on two counts of drug possession. (Source: Petersburg Police)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - A Peterburg police detective was potentially exposed to fentanyl during a drug arrest Wednesday night.

Police were executing a search warrant in the 700 block of Kirkham Street around 6 p.m. when the exposure happened. The detective was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

At the home, Lebaron Batts was arrested on two counts of drug possession.

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