The Wood River Police Chief says their new prescription drug drop-box is a busy place. Located at the police department, the drop off of prescription drugs gathered from around the city has resulted in about four bin-fulls collected in the short time it has been offered.
Wood River Police Chief Otis Steward says the drugs are kept secure until they can be disposed of.
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Steward also says they are likely getting signs similar to what the Madison County Sheriff's Department recently installed to remind residents the police department parking lot can be used as a meeting place to conduct internet transactions. The hope is to discourage those who would use internet sites to set up crimes, and to provide a safe place for those who are legitimately buying and selling items online.