Turn in old pills during Operation Medicine Cabinet in Washington Township (Gloucester Co.)



Turn in old pills during Operation Medicine Cabinet in Washington Township

Published: Friday, October 21, 2011, 12:00 PM
operation medicine cabinet 014.jpgLt. Bill Lee and Chief Rafael Muniz stand in front of the pills collected during a previous Operation Medicine Cabinet in Washington Township.

The Washington Township Police Department in conjunction with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office will be hosting “Operation Medicine Cabinet”. 

The event will take place at the Washington Township Police Administration Building Courtroom, #1 McClure Drive Sewell, New Jersey 08080, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. This initiative is open to all residents and was organized to encourage local community residents properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine.

This statewide effort, with over 250 participating New Jersey police departments, is being spearheaded by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division (DEA), the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ). Washington Township /Gloucester County residents looking for information on the abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and local collection location information should visit www.operationmedicinecabinetnj.com.

Further requests for information may be directed to Corporal Dante Spataro of the Community Response Unit by calling (856) 589-8594.