The Mansfield Resident State Trooper's Office joined with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Saturday to give area residents the opportunity to dispose of old and unused prescription drugs.
Hundreds of expired medication boxes and bottles were collected Saturday - from Oxycodone to Tylenol.
Trooper Sean Hickey, of the Mansfield Resident State Trooper's Office, said he was pleased with the turnout, and found that many residents were relieved to have an opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs they no longer needed.
"A lot of these medications haven't even been opened," Hickey said. "People are happy to have a place to rid themselves of stuff they've been holding on to because they just didn't know what to do with it," he said.
"Today was successful and we hope to continue the program next year," Hickey said.
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