MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2020 Operation Take Back has collected 502 pounds of drugs from three locations, announced the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.
Residents were able to bring unused or expired drugs to ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Stop and Shop of Morris Plains and Acme of Randolph on October 24.
The locations collected the following pounds:
ShopRite of Greater Morristown - 84 pounds
Stop & Shop of Morris Plains - 181 pounds
ACME of Randolph - 237 pounds
“Given the consistently high yields that Operation Take Back in Morris County has collected, this proves to be much-needed community service", said Acting Morris County Prosecutor Carroll. "Even during a health emergency, our residents utilized this event to take an active role in combating prescription drug misuse and abuse".
"I would like to thank our law enforcement and commercial partners for making this such a productive day", he said.
If you missed the drop off day, residents can still drop off unused and expired medications to permanent drop box locations. Here is the list of drop boxes in Morris County.
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