Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Prescription Drug Take-Back Nets 46.8 Pounds, 146 Pound Total

The Prescription Drug Take-Back that was held on Saturday, April 28 at the Johnson County Courthouse netted 46.8 pounds of prescription medications.

The event began at 10:00 a.m. and ended at 2:00 p.m.

The 46.8 pounds that were collected will be added to the 99 + pounds that have been collected in the drop-box at the Sheriff's Office since the last take-back in October, 2011.

The total of 146 pounds of prescription medications will be taken to the Arkansas State Police Troop J headquarters in Clarksville on May 8 and turned over to the Arkansas National Guard and D.E.A. for disposal.

The next take-back will be held in October.