Truckee, California – On Saturday, April 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Truckee Police Department, in partnership with TT-FWDD (Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence), and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration), will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Truckee Drug takeback site

Bring your medications for disposal to the Gateway Shopping Center parking lot in front of Safeway at 11290 Donner Pass Rd (the area facing Donner Pass Road). Please remove pills from their containers or black out any personal information. Sharps and illicit drugs are not accepted. Vaping devices with the lithium batteries removed will be accepted at this event.

This event is for residents only; no businesses or DEA registrants (this includes veterinarian offices and/or doctor’s offices).