Beaver Dam Police Part Of ‘National Prescription Drug Take Back Day’

(Dodge County) The Beaver Dam Police Department is among the agencies participating in this Saturday’s “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.” It’s part of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s campaign to keep the medications out of the hands of drug abusers as part of the fight opioid and heroin abuse. People are encouraged to turn in their unwanted, unused or expired prescription medicines; liquids and needles are not accepted. The Beaver Dam Police Department will be accepting drive-up drop off of meds from 9am until noon on Saturday. Other local agencies having events on Saturday include the Juneau Police Department (10am to 2pm); Horicon Police (11am to 2pm); Mayville Police (10am to 2pm); and the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. Some local agencies have a permanent drop-off site available 24-hours a day, seven days a week, including Beaver Dam, Columbus, Horicon, Hartford, Watertown and the sheriff’s office. Agencies with a drug drop box that is available weekdays include Juneau, Lomira, Mayville, Waterloo, Oakfield, Rosendale and Waupun. More information is on the DEA website:

https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html