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United States Attorney's Office Supports The Drug Enforcement Administration's Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2013


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement encourage all citizens to safely dispose of unwanted and expired medicines by participating in the Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day on October 26, 2013 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Unwanted or expired medications and drugs may be turned in for disposal at the locations listed below:

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office – Walmart – 5955 Zebulon Road – Macon, GA
Macon Police Department - 600 Pio Nono Avenue – Macon, GA
Cook County Sheriff’s Office – 1000 County Farm Road – Adel, GA
Early County Sheriff’s Office – Harvey’s Supermarket – 12246 Columbia Street – Blakely, GA
Eatonton Police Department – 214 West Marion Street – Eatonton, GA
Forsyth Police Department – 220 South Kimball Street – Forsyth, GA
Ft. Benning Military Police – Ft. Benning Main Exchange – Bldg. 9222 Marne Road - Ft. Benning, GA
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office – 1 James Little Street – Carnesville, GA
Hart County Sheriff’s Office – 890 Vickery Street – Hartwell, GA
Jones County Sheriff’s Department – 123 Holmer Hawkins Drive – Gray, GA
Lee County Sheriff’s Office – 119 Pinewood Road – Leesburg, GA
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office – 145 L. Carey Bittick Drive – Forsyth, GA
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office – 119 Old Monticello Road – Milledgeville, GA
Hancock County Sheriff’s Department – 67 Spring Street – Sparta, GA
Madison Police Department – 118 N. Main Street – Madison, GA
Milledgeville Police Department – 125 W. McIntosh Street – Milledgeville, GA
Washington Co. Sheriff’s Department – 1735 Kaolin Road – Sandersville, GA
Wilkinson Co. Sheriff’s Department – 108 Bacon Street – Irwinton, GA
Miller County Sheriff’s Office – 300 West Pine Street – Colquitt, GA
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office – 208 Court Street – Donalsonville, GA
Sylvester Police Department – Glenn’s Corner Pharmacy – 631 E. Franklin St. – Sylvester, GA

Join the effort, find a Take-Back location near you and take the pledge to stop prescription medicine abuse.  Go to http://www.justice.gov/dea/index.shtml for more information.

Inquiries regarding the case should be directed to Sue McKinney, Public Affairs Specialist, United States Attorney's Office at (478) 621-2602.

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