St. Louis County Police to participate in prescription drug take-back
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – On Saturday, April 26, 2013, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the St. Louis County Police Department participate in a nationwide event with the Drug Enforcement Administration to take prescription drugs off the streets, and out of the hands of abuser and, potential abusers.
The take-back program is a nationwide event that many law enforcement agencies partake in to keep prescription drugs out of abusers hands, while enhance the quality of the nation’s water supply by keeping prescription drugs out of water systems.
Drop-off sites around the county will be collecting potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs that will be turned over to the DEA for proper disposal.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Just deposit the unwanted drugs and leave.
The St. Louis County Police Department will be conducting collections at four sites:
- North County Recreation Complex, 2577 Redman Road, 63136
- Mehlville Substation, 3229 Lemay Ferry Road
- City of Fenton Precinct, 625 New Smizer Mill Road
- City of Wildwood Municipal Bldg., 16860 Main St., Wildwood Town Center
For more information on the program, head to: www.dea.gov