St. Louis Co. police, DEA seek unused drugs

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking residents of the county to turn in unused prescription drugs.

The drug take-back initiative is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. Police say it is part of an effort to ensure that unused medications don't become available for abuse, and are kept out of the water supply. The DEA will dispose of all drugs collected.

Police say the effort is free and anonymous. Four collection sites will be offered at locations in north St. Louis County, Mehlville, Fenton and Wildwood.

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