Man provides lunch to thank Farmington Hills officials for 'saving his life'

Armen Boladian saved by officials, good Samaritan during cardiac arrest


FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – An 82-year-old man who suffered a cardiac arrest Oct. 14 while standing in line at a bank thanked Farmington Hills police for saving his life by providing lunch for the officials involved.

Armen Boladian suffered a cardiac arrest while standing in line at the Comeria Bank on 12 Mile Road.

While Boladian was waiting for Farmington Hills Fire Department paramedics, 911 dispatcher Dorothy Rossoll provided life-saving instructions to bystanders on scene, who quickly provided CPR.

A good Samaritan trained in CPR, Rossoll and the Farmington Hills Fire Department were able to save Boladian's life. He has since been released from a hospital.

"This was a team effort that exemplifies the effectiveness of pre-arrival medical instructions, a good Samaritan, and a quick advanced medical response," police Chief Charles Nebus said.

Boladian recently visited the Farmington Hills 911 Dispatch Center and thanked Rossoll personally for her role in saving his life. He provided lunch for the entire dispatch center, the paramedics involved and the entire fire department.

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