RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Police Department, in conjunction with the DEA NJ Division, is hosting Operation Take Back New Jersey Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
That day, residents will have the option to dispose of any unwanted medications at police headquarters, on First Street. Individuals can dispose of the medication either in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the drug disposal box.
Police said that if the original container is submitted, people are encouraged to remove the prescription label if it contains personal identifying information. In addition, liquid products, such as cough medicine, should remain sealed in the original container, and participants should ensure that the cap is tightly sealed.
Police said that syringes and other sharp instruments will not be accepted.
The program is completely anonymous, and there will be no requests for identification.