Thursday, July 24, 2014

Drug drop-off

Drug drop-off

Members of the Rainy River District OPP and local Substance Abuse Prevention Team, including OPP Cst. Anne McCoy, SAPT co-ordinator Hugh Dennis, Christina Jewell, Jeanne Pasch, Tiffany Clifford-Smith, Insp. Steve Shouldice, and Cst. Chris Halvorsen (accompanied by his German Shepherd partner, “Diesel,” who sniffs out drugs), joined forces to help residents dispose of old and unused prescription medications here Saturday. A district-wide total amount of 5.36 kg of medication, which translated to 101 different items, including a significant amount of pills, was dropped off for disposal.