Police will collect unwanted prescription drugs

09/17/2010 12:00 AM |

Unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs can be dropped off at local police departments next Saturday, Sept. 25 as part of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s “take back” day. The event aims to prevent pill theft and drug abuse.
The service is free and anonymous. Intravenous solutions and needles will not be accepted.
Prescription drugs can be dropped off at the following locations: Riverhead Town Police Headquarters,  Howell Avenue, Riverhead; New York State Police Barracks, Riverleigh Avenue, Riverside; Southold Town Police Headquarters, Main Road, Peconic; and Suffolk County Police 6th Precinct, Waverly Avenue, Patchogue.