HPD collects 115 pounds of unwanted drugs

HPD collects 115 pounds of unwanted drugs
SOURCE: HPD
SOURCE: HPD

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Hattieburg Police Department participated in the national Drug Take Back event held in conjunction with the DEA on Saturday.

The initiative is an effort to rid communities of unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs. Citizens took advantage of the opportunity and turned in approximately 115 pounds of pharmaceutical drugs, according to HPD.

Hattiesburg police extended their gratitude for those that made a difference in their community by keeping drugs out of the hands of the youth and our environment.