2016 Annual HRPS Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

Saturday, May 14, 2016, between 10 am and 3 pm

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2016 Annual HRPS Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day
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Keep you and your loved ones safe and dispose of old prescription medication. The Halton Regional Police Service would like to remind everyone that the annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, between 10 am and 3 pm.

Members of the public are encourage to drop-off their old and unused prescription medication safely and confidentially at one of three locations in Oakville:

  1. HRPS Headquarters, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
  2. Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
  3. HRPS 20 Division, 95 Oak Walk Drive, Oakville

Halton Police Service also has Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box located at every police station in the Region of Halton providing the public an opportunity to safely disposed medication prior to them falling in the wrong hands.

Thanks to the drop-off boxes, the Halton Regional Police Service has collected an incredible amount of prescription drugs. The following is a list of the most common prescription drugs collected between June 2015 to April 2016:

  1. 2500 Oxycodone pills
  2. 750 Morphine pills
  3. 40 ml Morphine
  4. 2350 Lorazempam pills
  5. 260 Hydromorphone pills
  6. 15 ml Hydromorphone
  7. 390 Codeine pills
  8. 140 ml Codeine
  9. 115 Fentanyl used patches* *Used Fentanyl patches are strongly sought after in the illicit drug market.

Anyone with information on drug activity in their community is encouraged to contact the Halton Regional Police or is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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