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Unwanted Medicine Drop Set for April

Unwanted Medicine Drop Scheduled for April

 

Lincolnton, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will give the public another opportunity to prevent accidental poisonings, abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs and over-the- counter medications.

 Bring your medications for disposal to the Sheriff’s Office Adam District Office at 3606 West Highway 27 on Saturday, April 5th, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  The office is located at the Howard’s Creek Fire Department.

 

Items that will be accepted include the following:

·        All prescription and over-the-counter medications

·        Vitamins and Supplements

·        Liquid Medications in leak-proof containers

·        Any medicated ointments and creams

·        No aerosol cans will be accepted.

 

The service is free and anonymous and no questions will be asked.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has a permanent drop-off location in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office at 700 John Howell Memorial Drive, Lincolnton, or the Charlie District Office at 1889 North Highway 16 in Denver and the Adam District office at 3606 West Highway 27.  These locations are available for medicine drop-offs during regular business hours.  So far the program has brought in more than 2,700 pounds of unwanted prescription and over the counter medications since it began in 2011.

 
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Newsflash

New Rules When Applying for Gun Permits

 

 

  • Applications for pistol purchase permits may be submitted in person at the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office with payment of the $5.00 fee per permit.  There is no limit on the amount of permits that can be purchased.  There is no limit on the number of gun permits that can be purchase at one time.

 

  • The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, as a convenience and courtesy to the public, is also accepting on-line applications submitted through a private company's on-line application procedure. This option is strictly VOLUNTARY and any handling fee is between the company and the applicant.

 

  • The $5.00 fee is payable for each pistol permit application received.
 
 

Crime Stopper Reports

  Crimestoppers may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for an anonymous tip that leads to an arrest in any crime. Anonymous tips can be called into the Crimestoppers Tip Line 24 hours per day, seven days per week at  (704) 736-8909. 

 

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