Drop-off day caps drug collection drive

Residents came out in steady numbers to police departments in Lorain County on Saturday with bags of expired or no longer needed prescription pills for a drug turn-in day. Saturday’s collection accounted for the bulk of more than 4,000 pounds of pills collected from...

Residents turn in 2,000 pounds of drugs

Area residents turned in more than 2,000 pounds of drugs Saturday as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event. Law enforcement agencies from the surrounding counties and nine of the 10 METRICH regions participated in the event, which is sponsored by the...

Drug take back to continue

For years, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency funded drug take back events around the country to collect and dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs, but that money ran out. As Donald Hall was transitioning to executive director from senior drug...