Jackson police collecting unwanted prescription drugs - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Jackson police collecting unwanted prescription drugs

JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

The Jackson Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

On September 26 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. bring your pills for disposal to the Jackson Police/Fire Complex at 525 S. Hope St. Jackson, MO 63755.

The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches.

Also that day the Jackson police will team up with Jackson Fire at the same location to conduct child safety seat checks. Trained installers will be on hand to check your child's safety seat for proper installation and functionality. No charge for these safety checks.

For more information about this event go here or contact Corporal Rick Whitaker at 573-243-3151 or rwhitaker@jacksonpd.org.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Senator: Tariffs impact Poplar Bluff, MO nail manufacturer

    Senator: Tariffs impact Poplar Bluff, MO nail manufacturer

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:24:00 GMT
    Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business (Office of Sen. McCaskill).Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business (Office of Sen. McCaskill).
    Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business (Office of Sen. McCaskill).Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business (Office of Sen. McCaskill).

    Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business.

    Sen. Claire McCaskill said at a hearing on Wednesday that steel and aluminum tariffs are having an impact on a Poplar Bluff, Missouri business.

  • Ameren Illinois scam targeting southern IL businesses

    Ameren Illinois scam targeting southern IL businesses

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:37:51 GMT
    Scam artists have been targeting businesses and some residents posing as Ameren Illinois representatives and threatening immediate disconnection of service if payment is not made within an hour. (Source: Ameren IL)Scam artists have been targeting businesses and some residents posing as Ameren Illinois representatives and threatening immediate disconnection of service if payment is not made within an hour. (Source: Ameren IL)
    Scam artists have been targeting businesses and some residents posing as Ameren Illinois representatives and threatening immediate disconnection of service if payment is not made within an hour. (Source: Ameren IL)Scam artists have been targeting businesses and some residents posing as Ameren Illinois representatives and threatening immediate disconnection of service if payment is not made within an hour. (Source: Ameren IL)

    Ameren Illinois is warning customers of an electronic utility scam that is targeting customers across the state. Locally, they have been calling businesses in Energy, Marion, West Frankfort and Murphysboro.

    Ameren Illinois is warning customers of an electronic utility scam that is targeting customers across the state. Locally, they have been calling businesses in Energy, Marion, West Frankfort and Murphysboro.

  • 1st human case of West Nile reported in IL for 2018

    1st human case of West Nile reported in IL for 2018

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:24:37 GMT
    The Dept. of Health reported the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois in 2018. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)The Dept. of Health reported the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois in 2018. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)
    The Dept. of Health reported the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois in 2018. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)The Dept. of Health reported the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois in 2018. (Source: Stock image/KFVS)

    The Illinois Department of Public Health reported the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in the state for 2018.

    The Illinois Department of Public Health reported the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in the state for 2018.

Powered by Frankly