"National Prescription Drug Take Back Day" aims to protect residents

PIKE CO., AL (WSFA) - In Pike Road many people got rid of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday marking "National Prescription Drug Take Back Day."

The Montgomery County Sheriff's office wanted to help residents protect themselves and others by giving them a place to donate their prescriptions.

Sheriff's Deputies say the main goal is to stop a major problem before it starts.

The U.S. Department of Justice DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) sponsored the event.

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