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 over the last six months.
Though the event is something that police departments have done for years, in its 16th year police worked with drug prevention agencies to have counselors at several of the police departments to talk with and provide information for families in need.
After the pills are boxed and weighed by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, they are turned over to Ross Incineration Services to be properly disposed. [Read more…]