The Delta Police Department, the Delta County Sheriff's Office and the Hotchkiss Marshal's Office will be participating in the DEA National Drug Take Back Event XI scheduled Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Delta PD will have a dropoff location at the police department at 215 W. 5th Street in Delta and the sheriff's and marshal's offices will be doing a joint event at the Hotchkiss Town Hall at 276 W. Main Street in Hotchkiss.
There are specific items that will not be accepted, such as needles and sharps, mercury (thermometers), oxygen containers, chemotherapy/radioactive substances, pressurized canisters, aerosols and illicit drugs.
The program is designed for anonymity and the DEA asks that all personal information be removed or no longer readable on all containers.
For further information or to locate other dropoff sites visit www.dea.gov.