Dayton Police collecting prescription drugs Saturday

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  The Dayton Police Department along with the Drug Enforcement Administration are taking part in National Drug Take Back Day.

The event gives residents the opportunity to prevent drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of unwanted or expired prescription medication.

You can take your unwanted pills or patches to one of five locations from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday.

  • Dayton Police Headquarters – 335 W. Third St.
  • Central Patrol Operations Division – 248 Salem Ave.
  • East Patrol Operation Division North – 417 E. Helena St.
  • East Patrol Operations Division South – 2721 Wayne Ave.
  • West Patrol Operations Division – 951 Washington St.

Liquids or needles are will not be accepted.

The drop is free and anonymous. Police say if you can’t make to the event on April 29 all of the above locations have drop-off boxes available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This event is part of a nationawide program being held Aril 29. Miami and Mercer Counties are also participating.

READ MORE: Drug take-back event planned in Mercer County provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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