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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Take back prescription drugs April 27

The Bellevue Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, is hosting a Take Back Prescription Drugs Day at three locations in the city on Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Expired, unused and unwanted medications, including prescription drugs, will be collected. 

Police will take controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications at the following locations. No identification will be required or requested. There will be a uniformed police officer available to assist you.

  • City Hall Bellevue Police Lobby, 450 110th Ave. NE;
  • Crossroads Community Police Station, 1336 156th Ave. NE, next to Chipotle; and
  • Factoria Community Police Station, 3915 Factoria Blvd. SE, near Nordstrom Rack.

Individuals are encouraged to remove identifying information from prescription labels. Due to the hazardous nature of some items, the following will not be accepted: intravenous solutions, injectables, syringes or medical waste.

The DEA offers more information about the national take-back initiative, including other collection sites.

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