METRICH, DEA Partnering For Prescription Take Back Event

METRICH, DEA Partnering For Prescription Take Back Event

  • 4/16/2018 1:32:36 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - The METRICH Enforcement Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be partnering together for a prescription take-back event for the local community. 

The event will take place on Saturday, April 28th, 2018, and will be sponsored by the Mansfield Divison of Police, Richland County Sheriff's Office, Bellville Police Department, Shelby Police Department, Richland County Solid Waste Authority, Richland Public Health, Community Action for Capable Youth (CACY) and the Richland County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. 

Pills will be the only form accepted (no sharps, plastics, or liquids). It is advised to put the pills that will be disposed into a plastic bag or ziplock bag prior to coming to the collection site. 

The event is only for household unused or expired medications. 

Richland County will have four location for the prescription drug drop off; the Richland County Solid Waste Authority facility located at 1125 National Parkway, Richland County Sheriff's Office located at 597 Park Avenue East, Mansfield. Bellville Police Department at 320 Bell Street in Bellville, and the Shelby Police Department located at 31 Mack Avenue, Shelby. Each location will be open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 28th, 2018. 

The following location will also participate in the prescription take-back event:

Ashland County Sheriff’s Office 1205 E. Main St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
Bucyrus Police Department 500 S. Sandusky Ave. Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
Carey Police Department 127 N. Vance St. Carey, Ohio 43316
Crawford County Sheriff’s Office 3613 Stetzer Rd. Bucyrus, Ohio
44820 Danville Police Department 512 S. Market St. Danville, Ohio 43014
Fostoria Police Department 213 S. Main St. Fostoria, Ohio 44830
Fredericktown Police Department 182 S. Main St. Fredericktown, Ohio 43019
Hancock County Sheriff’s Office 200 W. Crawford St. Findlay, Ohio 45840
Huron County Sheriff’s Office 30 Prospect St. New London, Ohio 44851
Marion Police Department/Marion County Sheriff’s Office 233 W. Center St. Marion, Ohio 43302
Morrow County Sheriff’s Office 555 West Marion Rd. Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338
Mount Vernon Police Department 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Norwalk Police Department 37 North Linwood Ave. Norwalk, Ohio 44857
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office 3040 S. St. Rte. 100 Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Tiffin Police Department 51 E. Market St. #4 Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Upper Sandusky Police Department 120 N. 7th St. Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351
Willard Police Department 631 S. Myrtle Ave. Willard, Ohio 44890
Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office 125 E. Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351 

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