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St. Louis County Police collecting unwanted prescription drugs Saturday

There will be 13 locations around the St. Louis area with drop-off boxes.

April 24, 2019 - 3:51 pm
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Gather your unused and unwanted prescriptions to drop off at one of 13 area police departments for the DEA’s Take Back Day Saturday, April 27.

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Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, the St. Louis County Police Department will be collecting controlled substances in an effort to bring awareness to the issue of pharmaceutical drug abuse.

The drop-off locations are:

  • North County Recreational Complex: 2257 Redman Road, St. Louis, MO 63136
  • City of Hanely Hills Substation: 7713 Utica Drive, Hanley Hills, MO 63133
  • City of Green Park City Hall: 11100 Mueller Road #2, Green Park, MO 63123
  • Grantwood Village City Hall: 1 Missionary Ridge, St. Louis MO 63123
  • Village of Marlborough City Hall: 7826 Wimbledon, Marlborough, MO 63119
  • South County Precinct: 324 Sappington Barracks, St. Louis, MO 63125
  • City of Fenton Precinct Station (in Municipal Building): 625 Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, MO 63026
  • West County Precinct: 232 Vance Road, Valley Park, MO 63088
  • City of Twin Oaks City Hall: 1393 Big Bend Blvd. Suite F, Twin Oaks, MO 63021
  • City of Winchester City Hall: 109 Lindy Blvd., Winchester, MO 63021
  • City of Jennings Precinct: 5445 Jennings Station Road, Jennings, MO 63136
  • Central County Precinct: 1333 Ashby Road, St. Louis, MO 63132
  • Wildwood Precinct City Hall: 16860 Main St., Wildwood, MO 63040

Held biannually, the last DEA Take Back Day in October 2018 resulted in the removal of more than 457 tons of prescription drugs from Americans’ medicine cabinets. Nearly 80,000 pounds of controlled substances originated from Missouri and Illinois.

For more information, visit www.deatakeback.com.

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