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Unwanted drugs collected by police during National Take-Back Day

Unwanted drugs collected by police during National Take-Back Day
Unwanted drugs collected by police during National Take-Back Day(Sarasota Police Department (custom credit) | Sarasota Police Department)
Published: Apr. 29, 2019 at 2:43 PM EDT
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SARASOTA (WWSB) - Officers with the Sarasota Police Department (SPD) Street Crimes Unit collected 38 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted prescriptions drugs during the National Drug Take-Back Initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Members of the DEA will collect the drugs that were dropped off from the Sarasota Police Department Property Unit and dispose of them properly.

SPD also has a permanent drop-box in the lobby at Sarasota Police Headquarters at 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota.

The drop-box can be accessed from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week for citizens to drop off unused, expired and unwanted prescriptions drugs.

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