Drug Take Back event planned at Sheriff's Safety Town

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666


Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 27, at Sheriff's Safety Town.

The event is part of the national Drug Take Back Day hosted twice each year by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The Caddo Sheriff's Office, Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana State Police Troop G, and the DEA will be on hand at Safety Town from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to collect old, unwanted, and expired pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications. Sheriff's Safety Town is located at 8910 Jewella Avenue at the west end of the Summer Grove parking lot.

Deputies and officers will collect and properly dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications, such as tablets, capsules, and sealed liquids. All identifying information including name, address, and prescription number should be removed. Intra-venous solutions, injectables, and needles will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Sheriff's Safety Town at 698-7233.   

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666