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Pop by with unwanted pills during Drug Disposal Day
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It’s time to look through drawers, cabinets and shelves for medication that needs to be disposed of properly. Another Community Drug Disposal Day will be offered this Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Prescription and over-the-counter medications will be accepted anonymously and destroyed,” said McMinnville Police Investigator Capt. Derwin Adcock, who is in charge of collecting, bagging and sealing the medication.McMinnville Police Department offers drug disposal days to get unused medications/ drugs out of people’s homes in an effort to prevent them from finding a new home on the street. Allowing donators to remain anonymous encourages participation, officers say.“We want to encourage everyone to look through their medicines and drop off any that are unwanted,” said Adcock.

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