Drug Take Back Day

by Karen Eggleston
Representatives from the Juneau County Sheriff's Office, Mauston Police Department, Necedah Police Department and S.A.F.E. in Juneau County collect prescription drugs from Jan Suchomel of Necedah.

Pictured left side front to back is Mauston Police Officer Zobal; MacKensie Vinz, S.A.F.E; Scott Jennings, Juneau County Sheriff's Office. Right side front to back, Jan Suchomel and Necedah Police Officer Alex Thompson. Representatives from the Juneau County Sheriff's Office, Mauston Police Department, Necedah Police Department and S.A.F.E. in Juneau County collect prescription drugs from Jan Suchomel of Necedah. Pictured left side front to back is Mauston Police Officer Zobal; MacKensie Vinz, S.A.F.E; Scott Jennings, Juneau County Sheriff's Office. Right side front to back, Jan Suchomel and Necedah Police Officer Alex Thompson.

On Saturday, April 29, the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Mauston Police Department, Necedah Police Department and S.A.F.E. in Juneau County sponsored a Drug Take Back Program in conjunction with National Prescription Drug Take Back day. The drug take-back day events were held in Riverside Park in Mauston and Old Mill Park in Necedah. According to Mauston Police Department over fifty-three and a half pounds of prescription meds were received from Juneau County residents. The Drug Take Back events are held twice a year in Juneau County in April and October. There are also collection points at the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and Mauston Police Department. For more information call S.A.F.E at 608-847-9343 or the Mauston Police Department at 608 847-6339.