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DEA Taking Unwanted Medications On Saturday

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Got drugs? We mean the legal kind that you want to get rid of.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will be taking unwanted and expired prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday. (April 30).

In the past five years the DEA has collected and destroyed more than 21/2 tons of unused and potentially dangerous medications.

Pills and other solids, such as patches, will be accepted. Do not take liquids, needles or other sharp objects to the collection sites. No questions will be asked and it’s free.

To find a nearby site visit dea.gov, click on the “Got Drugs?” icon and enter your zip code in the search field. You can also call 800-882-9539.

Some local drop-off locations:

  • Alamo Heights Police Department - 6116 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209
  • Balcones Heights Police Department - 3300 Hillcrest, Balcones Heights, Texas 78201
  • Bandera City Hall - 511 Main Street, Bandera, Texas 78003
  • Bexar County Sheriff’s Office - 3805 Farm Road, San Antonio, Texas 78223
  • Boerne Police Department - 124 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne, Texas 78006
  • Bulverde City Hall  - 30360 Cougar Bend, Bulverde, Texas 78163
  • Castle Hills Fire Station - 209 Lemonwood Drive, Castle Hills, Texas 78213
  • Cibolo Police Department - 162 Loop 539 East, Cibolo, Texas 78108
  • Comal County Fire Station – 353 Rodeo Drive, Spring Branch, Texas 78070
  • Comal County Justice of the Peace #4 – 160 Oak Drive, New Braunfels, Texas 78132
  • Dub Farris Athletic Center - 8400 N Loop 1604 (Sky Hawk and 1604), San Antonio, Texas 78249
  • Fredericksburg Police Department - 1601 East Main St., Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
  • Goodfellow Air Force Base Exchange - 130 Valiant Street, Building 222, Goodfellow AFB, Texas 76908
  • Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office - 2617 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin, Texas 78155
  • Hollywood Park Police Department - 2 Mecca Drive, Hollywood Park, Texas 78232
  • Hondo Police Department - 1101 16th Street, Hondo, Texas 78861
  • JBSA Ft. Sam Houston - Bldg 2401 SW Corner of Scott and Allen Roads, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
  • JBSA Ft. Sam Houston - 3851 Roger Brook Drive, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
  • Kerrville Police Department – 429 Sidney Baker, Kerrville, Texas  78028
  • Lackland Security Forces - 802d Security Forces Squadron/S5, Lackland AFB, Texas 78243
  • Lakehills Library - 7200 FM 1283, Lakehills, Texas 78063
  • La Vernia High School - 225 Bluebonnet, La Vernia, Texas 78121
  • Leon Valley Police Department - 6400 El Verde, Leon Valley, Texas 78238
  • Live Oak Police Department - 8022 Shin Oak, Live Oak, Texas 78233
  • New Braunfels Utilities - 263 Main Plaza, New Braunfels, Texas 78130
  • New Braunfels Utilities - 355 FM 306, New Braunfels, Texas 78130
  • San Antonio Shrine Auditorium - 901 North Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, Texas 78232
  • Schertz Police Department - 1400 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, Texas 78154
  • Seguin Police Department - 100 E Donegan, Seguin, Texas 78155
  • St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church - 1314 Fair Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78223
  • Texas A&M - One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224
  • Texas A&M - 2601 Louis Bauer DR, San Antonio, Texas 78235
  • UTSA - 1 UTSA Circle/John Peace Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249
  • Wheatly Middle School - 415 Gabriel Street, San Antonio, Texas 78202
  • Wimberley City Hall - 221 Stillwater, Wimberley, Texas 78676