Monday, July 28th, 2014

Local Police Departments To Participate In Prescription Drug “Take Back” This Saturday

prescription-drugs-pillsSeveral area police agencies are participating in a program designed to help persons dispose of unwanted or expired controlled drugs.

The “Take Back” initiative will be held in Yuma on Saturday from 10am to 2pm at the Yuma Police Department, 1500 South First Avenue. 

Also, the Wellton Police Department will conduct such a program on Saturday from 10am to 2pm, at the Wellton Police Department at 28618 Oakland Avenue. 

Last September, Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,200 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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