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Need an excuse to clean out your medicine cabinet? Here it is

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Police departments have been participating in the national Drug Take Back event since 2010 to collect extra and unused prescription medications. (WYDaily file/Courtesy Williamsburg Police Department)

If you’re looking to clean out your medicine cabinet, then October is the perfect time to do it.

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, James City County Police and the Williamsburg Police Department are each hosting Drug Take Back events on Oct. 24 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

The event is a Drug Enforcement Administration regulated event.

“Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic,” Shelley Ward, spokeswoman for YPSO, wrote in an email.

“That’s why it’s great to see hundreds of folks from across our area safely and anonymously clean out their medicine cabinets,” Ward added.

In a non-COVID year, local law enforcement agencies typically hold events like this twice a year. But Williamsburg Police Officer

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