Friday, April 26, 2013
Locations around the St. Louis area will be collecting and destroying potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday.
The sixth annual, national drug take-back day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, with local officers partnering with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials to execute this initiative locally. Organizers said the overall goal is to prevent unused prescription medication from becoming available for abuse, and to keep unused prescription medication out of the nation's water supply. In the five previous Take-Back events, DEA and state, local, and tribal law enforcement partners have collected more than 2 million pounds (1,018 tons) of prescription medications were removed from circulation. To find a complete list of nearby drop-off locations, click here.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Check out the round up of stories related to crime in University City during the month of March 2013.
The University City Police Department had a lot to contend with in March. In case you missed them, these are the University City crime stories published in March 2013. U City Police Blotters
Monday, November 12, 2012
Williard Payne, 26, was killed in Forest Park in 2009.
One of two people charged with killing 26-year-old Willard Payne, University City, has been ordered to serve 20 years in prison. Dawn Fulks, 29, and Mellonie Jones, 22, were charged with beating Payne to death in the Kennedy Forest in Forest Park in June 2009. According to KSDK, Fulks was convicted of second degree murder, armed criminal action and filing a false police report after claiming Payne tried to sexually assault her and her friend. Jones is schedule to stand trial next month. Fulks was ordered to complete a seven year prison term for a child abuse conviction from a year earlier, then begin serving the 20 year term in the murder case. Authorities say Payne went to the area with the two women to smoke drugs when he was attacked …
Friday, September 28, 2012
St. Louis County Police Department officers will join Drug Enforcement Administration officials in collecting and destroying potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday.
The fifth annual, national drug take-back day will be held Saturday (Sept. 29) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with St. Louis County Police Department officers again partnering with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials to execute this initiative locally. Organizers said the overall goal is to prevent unused prescription medication from becoming available for abuse, and to keep unused prescription medication out of the nation's water supply. Americans participating in DEA’s four previous Take-Back Days turned in nearly 1.6 million pounds—almost 774 tons—of prescription drugs, most recently at almost 5,700 sites operated by nearly 4,300 of the DEA’s local law enforcement partners. DEA’s last event collected more than double the pills as …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Retailer was last independent pharmacy in University City; store closed Wednesday and records sent to Walgreens.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
A roundup of St. Louis news headlines for Wednesday.
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