The Drug Enforcement Agency will sponsor its 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.
Minden police chief Steve Cropper says anyone wishing to get rid of old, unwanted or unneeded prescriptions can bring them to the Minden Police Department between those hours. Once the event ends, the old pills will be picked up and disposed of safely.
“They bring a drop box up here, and it’s here all day,” Cropper said. “It’s a place where people can dispose of old narcotics or prescriptions they don’t use. Or if mama passes away and she had medications,