Police collecting unwanted medicines

DOWNEY - Downey residents can drop off their unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the Discovery Sports Complex.The Downey Police Department, with support from the DEA, will collect the medication for proper disposal. Residents should enter from Steve Horn Way and remain in their cars as volunteers collect the medicine. Residents have the option of dropping their medicine bottles into a collection box or pouring their medicine directly into the box and keeping the pill bottles. The event will be held rain or shine. Volunteers will also distribute brochures explaining the dangers of prescription drug abuse. For more information, contact Jane Guzman at (562) 904-2374 or jguzman@downeyca.org.

********** Published: April 26, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 02