All Points Bulletin - Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police

Posted on: October 24, 2017

Police Department Hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

On October 28, 2017, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take-Back event sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

As a part of the nationally recognized program, local residents can return their unnecessary, unwanted, or expired prescription medications for safe disposal at designated collection locations. In collaboration with Community Against Substance Abuse (CASA) and West Valley Clean Water Program, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department is hosting the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event at the Los Gatos Parks and Public Works Service Center located at 41 Miles Ave. in Los Gatos, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to utilize this opportunity to properly dispose of prescription medications which will be relinquished to the DEA for disposal. Intravenous solutions, syringes, and aerosols will not be accepted for disposal. In addition, West Valley Clean Water Program will be recycling glass thermometers, household batteries, cellular phones, and eyeglasses.

If there are any questions regarding the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event scheduled for October 28, 2017, please contact Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department Property and Evidence at (408) 827-3214.

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