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Sussex County Prescription Drug Disposal Day

  • Posted: November 10, 2011

Sheriff Michael F. Strada has announced that the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Sussex County Prescription Drug Disposal Day in cooperation with the Center for Prevention & Counseling and the Hopatcong Police Department.

Unused or outdated prescription drugs will be collected by sheriff’s officers posted at the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCMUA) on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The SCMUA is located at 34 South, Route 94 in Lafayette Township.

Residents are encouraged to bring all unused or expired over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs for safe disposal such as:

  • drugs that did not work for you, a family member, or pet
  • drugs that are no longer used or from deceased family members
  • unknown tablets or capsules

The Hopatcong Police Department is also participating in the program this Saturday and will have a police officer posted at the Medicine Shoppe located at 50 Hopatchung Road in Hopatcong between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Center for Prevention & Counseling at 973.383.4787.

A charge is an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty. If you have any questions regarding anything published herein, please contact the Public Information Office at 973.579.0865, ext. 2010.


Sheriff Michael Strada