An effort by Fairfax County Police Department with help from Reston Hospital Center just brought in over half a ton of expired and unused drugs.
It translated to about half the weight of Mazda’s MX-5 Miata convertible.
This weekend’s collection saw a drop in the amount of drugs diverted at previous Drug Take Back events, which are held twice a year.
The initiative collected 2,038 pounds of drugs in April 2021, the most reported by police during the pandemic.
As is typically the case, West Springfield brought in the most amount by weight, collecting over 300 pounds of drugs.
Photo via FCPD
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