Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DNE Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
September 23, 2014
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

DPS Offering Drug Drop-Off Event

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Narcotics Enforcement will hold a drug drop-off/take-back event on Friday, September 26, 2014.

The DNE will be collecting unused and unwanted prescription drugs and safely dispose of them.  The purpose of this event is to serve as a precautionary effort to safeguard Iowans from potentially dangerous, expired and/or unused and unwanted prescription drugs. 

Drop off your unwanted and unused prescription drugs:

When: Friday, September 26, 2014
            4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Where: Oran Pape State Office Building, Capitol Complex
             215 East 7th Street
             Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Once collected, DNE officials will safely dispose of the unused and unwanted prescription drugs.  Please remember that flushing unwanted medication down the toilet can pose potential safety and health hazards.

For questions, contact AD Paul Feddersen, Division of Narcotics Enforcement at (515) 725-6291.


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