Press Release

 

Camarillo - Expired Prescription Drugs Collected from Leisure Village Residents
3/17/2014 8:00:00 AM

 

Nature of Incident:

Prescription / Rx Collection @ Leisure Village

Report Number:

 

Location:

200 Leisure Village Drive, Camarillo, Ca

Date & Time:

March 15, 2014 / 10:00AM ' 3:00PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department's Community Resource Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

 

 

Narrative:

On Saturday March 15, 2014, the Camarillo Police Department partnered with Leisure Village Security for the third time and collected 70 pounds of unused / expired prescription medication from residents of the village.  The Camarillo Police Department started its first prescription Rx collection at Leisure Village in December of 2012.  During the first collection, 99 pounds of unused / expired prescription medication was collected during a five hour period.  During the second collection, on June 22, 2013, an additional 121 pounds was collected during a five hour period.  In approximately one year's time, the Camarillo Police Department has collected a total of 291 pounds of unused / expired prescription medication from residents of Leisure Village.

 

As a reminder, if you want to drop off unused / expired medications at the Police Department, we have a Pharmaceutical drop-off bin in our lobby. The lobby is open Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM.

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant John M. Franchi

 

Media Release Date:

March 17, 2014

 

Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant John M. Franchi  / 805-388-5135

 

Approved by:

Captain Eric Dowd