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Drug 'take back' day set Sunday in Bellevue

 

The Bellevue Police Department will help "Take-Back" drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. three locations in the city. The effort is a partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to take back expired, unused, and unwanted medications, including prescription drugs.

No identification will be required or requested from those bringing in drugs. A uniformed police officer will be available to assist people.

Take-back locations include:

City Hall Bellevue Police Lobby, 450 110th Ave. N.E.

Crossroads Community Police Station, 1336 156th Ave. N.E., next to Chipotle.

Factoria Community Police Station, 3915 Factoria Blvd. S.E., near Nordstrom Rack

Individuals are encouraged to remove identifying information from prescription labels. For more information and other collection sites visit www.DEA.gov and click on “Got Drugs?”

Due to the hazardous nature of some items, the following will not be accepted: intra-venous solutions, injectables, syringes or medical waste.

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