Sheriff Fridley says ‘Drug Take Back Day’ was a success

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Sheriff Mike Fridley and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department announces another successful period of pill medication take back.

Thousands of various pills have been turned in to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department for collection and destruction. These pills were turned in by people who no longer required them, located old found pills, expired pills, etc.

The pills will be destroyed by the Drug Enforcement Administration office in compliance with federal standards.

The Sheriff’s Department maintains a medication drop off vault in the Fayetteville office at all times. You may turn in unwanted medication Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com