The Town of Cary Police Department joins the North Carolina Department of Insurance, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and SafeKids North Carolina to sponsor local, twice-a-year pill takeback events called Operation Medicine Drop. These events provide sites to safely and legally dispose of unused and outdated prescription medicine.

Upcoming pill takeback event:

April 28, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the following locations:

See the Medicine Drop Flyer for this event.

If you have any questions concerning this Operation Medicine Drop event, please contact:

Lt. Bryant Kas
Cary Police Department
Office: (919) 481-5196

Citizens no longer have to wait for a pill takeback event to properly dispose of medications.

Located in the Town of Cary Police Department lobby at 120 Wilkinson Ave., a permanent drop box has been installed for citizen convenience. The box cost approximately $800 and was paid for with seized drug proceeds. Citizens may access the disposal box according to the following directions:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; no appointment is necessary.

Accepted items:
Expired, unused, over-the-counter and prescription medication in pill form. It is recommended that you transport all medications in their properly marked original pharmacy or retail containers.

Prohibited items:
The following items are expressly prohibited from disposal in this box: Vitamins, needles, liquids, creams, aerosols, batteries, combustible or radioactive materials.