Carteret County law enforcement ‘Pills Can Kill’ event Saturday

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. A report found drug overdose deaths among U.S. teens inched up in 2015 after years of decline. The report was released on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — Carteret County law enforcement agencies are hosting its fall “Pills Can Kill” event on Saturday.

“Pills Can Kill” is a prescription drug take-back program in conjunction with “Operation Medicine Drop.”

The event is happening from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at all five Food Lion locations in Carteret County.

The event makes it convenient for you to rid your home of potentially dangerous prescription drugs.

Liquids, needles or sharps of any kind will not be accepted.

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