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Multiple law enforcement agencies taking part in National Prescription Drug Takeback event

Posted: 5:09 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-25 00:10:55Z

Multiple law enforcement agencies are partnering with the DEA to take part in the National Drug Take Back initiative on Saturday, October 27.

The purpose of this initiative is to prevent unused or old prescription medications from making it into the hands of juveniles or out on the streets.

KCSO said that no names, questions or information will be asked when droppong off the medication. On October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can drop off the medications at any of these locations.

  • Bakersfield- KCSO Headquarters
    • 1350 Norris Road
  • Delano Substation
    • 455 Lexington Street
  • Kern Valley Substation 
    • 7046 Lake Isabella Boulevard
  • Mojave Substation
    • 1771 Highway 58
  • Tehachapi Substation
    • 22209 Old Town Road
  • Taft Substation
    • 315 North Lincoln Street
  • Wasco Substation
    • 748 F Street

Bakersfield Police will be hosting a collection site in the lobby of the police department at 1601 Truxtun Avenue. An additional site will be located in the parking lot adjacent to 3501 Stockdale Highway.

Tehachapi Police will be accepting old medications at TPD at 220 West C Street/Curry.

They cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills and patches.