The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Douglas County Partnership of Community Resources, is conducting a Prescription Drug Roundup on Saturday
The event, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at five locations throughout Douglas County.
The purpose of the event is to get unused or unwanted prescription medications out of home medicine cabinets where they can be stolen and abused.
A majority of teens who abuse prescription medications secretly obtain them from medicine cabinets of friends or relatives. Organizers want to reduce the availability of access to these drugs by …