Boone County Collects More Than 181 Thousand Pills

7 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Monday, April 30 2012 Apr 30, 2012 Monday, April 30, 2012 9:12:46 AM CDT April 30, 2012 in News
By: Cidney King

BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Sheriff's Department announced Monday that it collected more than 181,000 prescription pills. Over two days residents were able to drop of unused and expired prescription drugs to eight different locations. With nearly 509 pounds of prescription drugs collected this year, authorities said, this year's collection exceeded the last event held in November by four pounds.

It is anticipated the DEA will arrive later today to take possession of the medications for proper disposal.

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