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The bi-annual National Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office will be participating once again, with disposal available at the main office. Sheriff Tim Donnellon said, “This is a perfect opportunity to dispose of pills, so there isn’t a possibility for them to be stolen and abused or end up in our drinking water.” To participate, all you have to do is bring the pills in their original package or a plastic bag to the main lobby of the Sheriff’s Office will be open. Just come inside, dump the pills into the container in the lobby. Pills are the only medication that will be accepted. No liquids, patches, syringes or inhalers can be accepted. Once the pills are collected, they are turned over to the DEA for disposal by incineration. So far, more than 1600 pounds of pills have been collected and disposed of properly. Residents may also turn in pills at the Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours.