Crestline police collected 68 pounds of drugs Saturday

CRESTLINE — On April 29, the Crestline Police Department took part in the National Drug Take Back Initiative.

The police department collected 68 pounds of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs and turned them over to the DEA to be property destroyed, according to Crestline police Chief Joseph A. Butler.

A drop box, in the breezeway between the Crestline police and fire departments, is available year round. Syringes, creams and liquids are prohibited from being dropped in the drug drop box.