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141 pounds of drugs collected by task force

11/3/2013

The Ellis County Drug Enforcement Unit collected 141 pounds of cast-off drugs during the Oct. 26 Take Back Day.

The Ellis County Drug Enforcement Unit collected 141 pounds of cast-off drugs during the Oct. 26 Take Back Day.

The drugs included unwanted over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs.

Ellis County was among more than 100 Kansas law enforcement agencies participating in the national event.

The Kansas agencies collected nearly 10,000 pounds of medication for safe disposal.