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Operation Medicine Drop

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department conducted "Operation Medicine Drop" on Saturday.

"Operation Medicine Drop" is a program for citizens to turn in their unused or expired medication. There were five designated locations in Mecklenburg County. During the operation approximately 584.5 pounds of various medicines were turned in. In comparison, on March 19, 2013, 2 locations were staffed and brought in 105.5 pounds, and on April 26, 2012, 4 locations brought in 131.1 pounds.

All of the controlled and non-controlled medications collected were turned over to CMPD Property Control for immediate and proper disposal.

 

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