Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Pinellas law enforcement will collect unused medications on Saturday

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The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, the Countywide Diversion Task Force and the LiveFree! Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Pinellas County will be collecting unused or expired prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the following locations:

South County locations: Dolphin Village Shopping Center at 4655 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach; Walgreens, 5701 22nd Ave. S, Gulfport; St. Petersburg Police Department Headquarters, 1301 First Ave N.

Mid County locations: Walgreens, 7400 66th St., Pinellas Park; Pinellas County Sheriffs Department Administration Building, front lot, 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo; Sweetbay Supermarket, 2460 East Bay Drive, Largo.

North County locations: Westfield Countryside Mall (near JCPenney), 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater; the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office North District Station, 737 Louden Ave., Dunedin; Walgreens, 605 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs.

No biohazard items or needles will be accepted. For more information, call the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office at (727) 582-6200. For event locations visit the Drug Enforcement Agency at www.justice.gov/dea.

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