Drug Take Back on Saturday


The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department will be at two location on Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to take back any unwanted or unused prescription or over the counter drugs. The sheriff’s department joins other local law enforcement agencies in continuing this successful program for county residents.

The two locations are Town and Country Pharmacy at 514 South Greeley Highway and Laramie County Fire District #2 at 5800 North College Drive.

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department has taken in over 1300 pounds of unused and unwanted prescription drugs since the program began. These Drug Take Back days allow citizens to safely dispose of drugs in an environmentally safe manner and keep those drugs out of the hands of unauthorized persons.

Drugs that have been taken in have ranged from over the counter drugs to narcotic pills and liquids.

No illegal drugs, sharps, thermometers, oxygen containers, radioactive materials, pressurized containers, or chemotherapy drugs will be accepted.

For further information, contact Lt. Kevin James at 307-633-4773.