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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
Press Release

NATIONWIDE PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

Summary

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 15th opportunity in over seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs.Bring your pills for disposal on Saturday, April 28th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to any one of the below-listed collection sites.The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Last October, the public turned in 912,305 pounds (456 tons) of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription druges for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites.That is almost six tons more than was collectd at last spring’s event.This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 9,015,668 pounds, or 4,508 tons.

from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and no appointment is necessary.The participating sites are listed below:

14931 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley225 East Mt. View, Barstow
655 East Third Street, San Bernardino

Hesperia Police Department 760-947-1500
15840 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia

26985 East Baseline, Highland

10510 Civic Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga

14200 Amargosa Road, Victorville

https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/

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
909.387.3700

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division
655 E. Third Street
San Bernardino, California 92415-0061
Telephone: (909) 387-3700