Operation Medicine Drop: Safely dispose of unused drugs

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The Durham Police Department, in partnership with Safe Kids North Carolina and the Drug Enforcement Administration, is holding Operation Medicine Drop at four locations Saturday.

Operation Medicine Drop allows people to safely and anonymously dispose of unused or expired over-the-counter and prescription medications.

The drop off locations are:

• Walgreens, 1812 Holloway Street
• Kroger, 3457 Hillsborough Road
• Triangle Pharmacy/Ace Hardware, 1700 East NC Highway 54
• Kroger, 202 West NC Highway 54

Officers at these locations will supervise the collection and maintain security of any collected materials. The collected materials will be destroyed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
The Durham Police Department also has three Operation Medicine Drop locations that are used throughout the year and all drop-offs may be done anonymously.

DPD’s Operation Medicine Drop boxes are at:
Durham Police Headquarters
505 W. Chapel Hill Street
Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Enter front door of main lobby.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s