By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Sources: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and United States Drug Enforcement Administration (Information):
Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 20th opportunity in over ten years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs.
Picture: United States Drug Enforcement Administration (Courtesy):
Dispose of your unwanted and unused prescription drugs locally on Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at the Colorado River Station (Needles Police Department) located at 1111 Bailey Avenue near J Street in Needles, California.
You will be able to dispose of your unwanted and unused prescription drugs from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. PT, no appointment is necessary.
If you have any questions, you can contact the Colorado River Station at: 1(760)326-9200.
We encourage every citizen to look in their homes for any old, unused prescription medication and bring them to one of the listed collection sites for disposal.
For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 24th Take-Back Day event, go to https://www.dea.gov/ and click on DEA National RX Take Back.
Any public inquiries can be made to 1-800-882-9539 or, contact the Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division at 909-387-3700
Public Affairs Division
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department