Over 200 pounds of drugs collected during LPD take back event

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LAUREL, Miss.(WHLT) – Laurel Police Department collected 221 pounds of drugs during their annual Drug Take Back event over the weekend.

On Saturday, April 28, authorities hosted the take back event to prevent pill abuse of unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

This is the ninth time LPD has participated in this event. 

In the past nine years the department has collected about 902 pounds of prescription drugs. 

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