prescription drugs

September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes Available at Six MCPD District Stations

The following six Montgomery County Police Department District Stations officially have prescription drug disposal boxes available for residents to use: Rockville District, Bethesda District, Silver Spring District, Wheaton District, Germantown District, and the Gaithersburg/Montgomery Village District. Residents can use these boxes to drop off unused, expired, unwanted prescription medications safely. The boxes are available seven […]

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February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Four Arrested for Meth Possession in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested four people on drug offenses, including possession of crystal meth.  Anastasia M. Colucci, 28, of Gaithersburg, Kelyne Patrica Moore, 29, of North Bethesda, Carlos Manuel Manzano, 30, and Jose Luis Ruiz-Rubio, 40, both from Hyattsville, were arrested on Jan. 29. Around 11:15 p.m., officers were checking the Cameron […]

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October 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Set for Oct. 22 (VIDEO)

Do you have unwanted or expired prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet? On Oct. 22nd you can drop off these unneeded prescriptions at police stations across Montgomery County. Find out more in this report, below: Find out more about Drug Take Back Day, here. strong>Drop-off locations in Montgomery County: Chevy Chase Village Police Drug Take […]

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April 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Department to Hold Prescription Drug Take Back Event on April 30 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is scheduled to hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back event on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at multiple locations across the County. This is an opportunity to to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by allowing residents the chance to get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and […]

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May 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Drug Take-Back Day Nets 530 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On May 2, the Montgomery County Police Department, the Chevy Chase Village Police Department, the Gaithersburg Police Department, and the Takoma Park Police Department conducted a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at multiple locations and netted hundreds of pounds of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs. Law enforcement agencies participating in the event collected approximately 530 pounds […]

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