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Bellevue Police take back drugs

 

The Bellevue Police Department collected 323 lbs. of controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter medications on April 26 as part of the nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative.

Police staffed three locations and collected nine boxes of unwanted medications. A second Take-Back Drug day will be in October. In 2013 a total of 488.6 lbs. were collected.

Individuals disposing of drugs 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?”

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