Apr 9, 2013 12:37 PM by MELISSA CANONE
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday April 27, 2013. This is a semi-annual event in which people can turn in unused, unwanted or unnecessary prescription drugs that they have in the medicine cabinets at home. There are no questions asked the prescriptions are taken from the public and turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency for safe and proper disposal.
LPSO personnel will be supported by Walgreens employees who will provide safety information and tips at the drop off location.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's drop off site will at Lafayette Consolidated Government Building at 705 West University from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM a convenient drive through will be provided for drop offs.
In addition two other drop off points in Lafayette Parish are:
Louisiana State Police Troop I Headquarters at 121 E Pont Des Mouton Road just off of Interstate 49 and Broussard Police is hosting a drop off location at the Wal Mart Shopping Center off US Hwy 90 East in Broussard.
For more information contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Community Services Unit at 337 236-5657.