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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 24, 2013

Take back drugs Saturday

The Bellevue Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration as part of the nationwide prescription drug "Take-Back" initiative. We want your expired, unused and unwanted medications, including prescription drugs.

On Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bellevue Police will have three locations throughout the city set up to collect controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications. No identification will be required or requested. There will be a uniformed police officer available to assist you. Unused and unwanted medications will be collected at the following locations:

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

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

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Contact Information

450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Officer Seth Tyler
Phone: 425-452-4129
E-mail: bellevuepd@bellevuewa.gov

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