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Posted on: October 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] NNPD to Host Prescription Drug Drop off Locations


The Newport News Police Department will once again be participating in a nationwide initiative seeking to prevent increased pill abuse and theft.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M., the Newport News Police Department will join the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and agencies around the country, to collect potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

This free is event will offer the opportunity for the community to drop off any expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications with no questions asked.

For your convenience, there will be three drop-off locations in Newport News:

Newport News Police Department
South Precinct
3303 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607

Sentara at Port Warwick
(Emergency Room entrance)
1031 Loftis Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606

Newport News Police Department
North Precinct
368 Deshazor Drive
Newport News, VA 23608
(Lot between Police and Fire Departments)

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