The Kern County Sheriff’s Office will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday in collecting potentially dangerous, unused medications from Kern County residents.
The public can drop off expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutically controlled substances or other medications to law enforcement officers for disposal, sheriff's officials said.
The Sheriff’s Office will be collecting medication at the following locations:
• Sheriff’s Office headquarters, 1350 Norris Road, Bakersfield.
• Kern Valley substation, 7046 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella.
• Wasco substation, 748 F St., Wasco.
• Buttonwillow substation, 181 E. 1st St., Buttonwillow.
• Taft substation, 315 N. Lincoln St., Taft.
• Tehachapi substation, 22209 Old Town Road, Tehachapi.
• Boron substation, 26949 Cote St., Boron.
• Mojave substation, 1771 Highway 58, Mojave.
Sheriff’s Office personnel will be at each collection site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Additional collection sites in Kern County can be found by visiting www.dea.gov.