DRY RIDGE, KY (FOX19) - The Kentucky State Police report that the third National "Take Back" Initiative netted 804 pounds of prescription drugs from those who wished to discard unwanted medications.
Each of the sixteen KSP Post locations collected the drugs from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. this past Saturday. KSP Post 5, which covers Northern Kentucky except for the far western and eastern parts, collected 29.5 pounds during the event.
The program, organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration, is intended to give people a safe and convenient way to part with unneeded medications. KSP Commissioner, Rodney Brewer was pleased with the citizen turn out at post locations across the state.