Watertown Police Department participating in National Drug Take Back Day  (Audio)

October 22, 2021

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown police are participating in National Drug Take Back Day tomorrow (Saturday).

Police Captain Kirk Ellis says they’re hoping people will drop off unused or unwanted prescription drugs in the lobby of the police station between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m……

Ellis says this event is designed to prevent prescription narcotics from falling into the wrong hands…

The drugs, once collected, are shipped out to a regional Drug Enforcement Agency office where they are incinerated….

For the first time, e-cigarettes and vaping products will be accepted, but batteries should be removed. 

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