St. Petersburg Police Department collected 81.8 pounds of medications during the Operation Medicine Cabinet Event for at total of 1008.73 pounds.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Media and Community Education Division
Investigative Operation Bureau
Pinellas County, Countywide Diversion Task Force
Partnering Law Enforcement Agencies:
Pinellas Park Police Department
Clearwater Police Department
In conjunction with:
National Family Partnership
LiveFree! Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Of Pinellas
Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (N.O.P.E.) of Pinellas
Poison HELP Line
Partnering OMC Drop Off Sites:
Westfield Countryside Mall
The Operation Medicine Cabinet Event collected 926.93 pounds of prescription drugs.
The event was held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2013.
The event was held at various locations throughout Pinellas.
The following is a breakdown of the OMC event for October 26th, 2013.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office –
North District Station- 71.32 lbs.
Central District Station- 103.74 lbs.
St Petersburg Beach – 30.26 lbs.
Total for Sheriff’s Office 205.32 lbs.
Pinellas Park Police Department – 62.61 lbs.
Clearwater Police Department – 659 lbs.
Total of OMC event for all agencies = 926.93 lbs.