Georgia police officers allegedly sickened by substance on papers, suspect arrested

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A Georgia man was arrested after a substance on papers he gave to two police officers allegedly left them feeling dizzy and struggling to breathe, according to a report. 

Little Gaston Stone, 51, was charged with aggravated assault after he entered the Smyrna Police Department with the paperwork while complaining about Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and recording the interaction, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. 

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The officers began suffering from “extreme fatigue, chest pain, chest tightness, dizziness, and difficulty breathing” after touching the papers, the newspaper reported, citing an arrest warrant. 

They were taken to the hospital and are recovering. 

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Stone was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and remained in the Cobb County Jail without bond by Friday, inmate records showed. 

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The FBI Atlanta field office told Fox News Digital it is “assisting Smyrna with the testing of potential evidence” from the papers. 

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In October, Stone reportedly pleaded guilty to terroristic threats and was sentenced to one year of probation after being indicted in 2021 for threatening to blow up a building. 

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He has also previously been charged with aggravated assault.

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Fox News Digital has reached out to the Smyrna Police Department. 

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