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Police department collecting unwanted prescription medicine
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce

Downey Police will be collecting unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription medication during a take-back event Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The collection will take place in the police department’s west lot, rain or shine.

Residents will have the option of dropping their prescription medications and containers into DEA collection boxes or pouring the medicine and keeping the containers. All collected drugs will be incinerated.

Brochures explaining the dangers of prescription drug abuse will be distributed at the event.

For more information, contact Jane Guzman at (562) 904-2374 or

Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, WEB ONLY
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