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Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Genevieve Judge
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Fax: 941-954-7034
Genevieve.Judge@SarasotaFL.gov

Sarasota Police Collect More than 40 Pounds of Unwanted Drugs During National Take-Back Day

Post Date:10/29/2018 11:53 AM

SARASOTA, Fla. -- October 29, 2018 -- 11:30 a.m. 

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Officers with the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit collected 44.5 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.

The Sarasota Police Department also has a permanent drop-box in the lobby at Sarasota Police Headquarters at 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota, that 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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