Police, DEA to team up for event

By Northern Star Staff

The DeKalb Police Department will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

The event will provide an opportunity for residents to safely dispose of unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs that may be accumulating in their homes.

A collection site will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the DeKalb Police Department, 700 W. Lincoln Highway. Liquid medication will not be accepted.

The program is free and anonymous. For more information, contact community relations officer Chad McNett at 815-748-8439.