Sunday, May 5, 2013
The Kirkwood Police department reports 300 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were collected during the national drug take-back day.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department in regard to last weekend's national prescription drug take-back event. April 27: Kirkwood police assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with their bi-annual medication disposal at the Kirkwood Police Department. This year Kirkwood Police Department turned over approximately 300 pounds of unused or expired medication for proper disposal to the DEA.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
It's a free service with no questions asked, just drop off your unused and unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday.
The Glendale Police Department is participating in the drug take-back event in an effort to keep prescription drugs out of the hands of people who might misuse or abuse them. It's also a way to keep the drugs out of our water supply system by preventing people from flushing them. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Glendale police stated in a news release that the department is working with the DEA and accepting any prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Glendale City Auditorium, 424 N. Sappington Road in Gledale. Police suggested that for additional information residents should visit www.glendalemo.org, www.dea.gov (click on the “Got Drugs” link), or call 1-800-882-9539 for a …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Residents can drop off expired prescription medications at the Kirkwood City Hall parking lot Saturday.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. Old Drug/Prescription Take Back Day is here again. DEA and your Kirkwood Police Department is once again offering you the opportunity to properly dispose those old prescription medications. We will take everything except any type of sharpies (i.e. needles) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. All you have to do is drive onto the parking lot of Kirkwood City Hall and our Police Explorers and CERT volunteers will take your items placing them into boxes which will be sealed and destroyed. You don’t even have to get out of your vehicle. RELATED CONTENT:
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Highland Pharmaceuticals plans to offer Zephrex-D in St. Louis pharmacies by November. The new decongestant reportedly cannot be converted into meth and might not require a prescription.
A new decongestant set for sale in St. Louis area pharmacies in November is touted as meth-resistant and gaining support by area drug agents. Zephrex-D, manufactured by Maryland Heights based Highland Pharmaceuticals, is a new pseudoephedrine product that police and the drug's maker hope will stop meth cooks in their tracks. "St. Louis is our test market and it's our opportunity to get some consumer learning and make sure all of our systems are going to work before we roll out nationally," Paul Hemings, with Highland Pharmaceuticals, tells Patch. "The reason we picked St. Louis, one we're headquartered here, and two, Missouri has the largest meth problem in the U.S. It's considered 'Meth Capitol U.S.A.' So what better place to start?" In…
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Kirkwood Police Department aided Franklin and Jefferson County Police in the operation. Charges in an indictment are merely accusations and do not constitute proof of guilt. Every defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Twenty one people were arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of being part of a methamphetamine manufacturing and distributing network operating from 2009 to 2011, reports KMOX St. Louis. Sergeant Jason Grellner, Franklin County Narcotics Unit, told KMOX the individuals arrested had been discovered to be buying pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in meth, from Kirkwood drug stores, were a prescription for drugs containing pseudoephedrine is not required. Grellner told KMOX Kirkwood Police assisted in the operation. “The arrest of these individuals signals our Agency’s continuing commitment to eliminate the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine, a problem which plagues many of our rural counties and poses a serious health risk to …
Friday, April 27, 2012
The department is offering an opportunity for residents to turn in unused and unwanted prescription medication.
The Kirkwood Police Department will host a prescription drug take back event on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kirkwood Police Department. The department will accept unwanted prescription drugs at the rear of the Police Department building. This is a national event sponsored in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The serice is free and anonymous and police will not ask participants questions about deposited medication. The purpose behind the drug-take-back is to prevent pill abuse and theft by residents ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, according to the DEA. Last April, a similar drug-take-back brought out more than 270 visitors to the Kirkwood …
Friday, February 24, 2012
An indictment involved the alleged conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in and around the Meacham Park Neighborhood of Kirkwood.
The following article was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. Six people were recently arrested by Kirkwood Police Department officers, agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the U.S. Marshalls Service after a recent indictment invovling the Eastern District of Missouri. The indictment involved the alleged conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in and around the Meacham Park Neighborhood of the City of Kirkwood. Those indicted were Chaz Alexander Baker, 32, Kirkwood, MO; Ervin J. Thompson, 28, Kirkwood, MO; Martez D. Jones, 39, Kirkwood, MO; Duan Drayton, 42, Kirkwood, MO; Marlowe Parsons, 38, Kirkwood, MO; and Kevin Ragland, 35, Richmond Heights, MO. The indictment, issued on Feb. 8, overed thirty counts …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The following arrest information was supplied by the Kirkwood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
The Kirkwood police blotter for October 24-30. Monday, October 24 Tuesday, October 25 Wednesday, October 26 Thursday, October 27 Friday, October 28 Saturday, October 29 Sunday, October 30 Shoplifiting, October 24-30 For more information about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Officials hope a drug take back event later this month will put a dent in pill abuse and theft.
The Kirkwood Police Department will host a prescription drug take back event on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kirkwood Police Department. The department will accept unwanted prescription drugs at the rear of the Police Department building. This is a national event sponsored in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The serice is free and anonymous and police will not ask participants questions about deposited medication. The purpose behind the drug-take-back is to prevent pill abuse and theft by residents ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, according to a statement from the DEA. In April, a similar drug-take-back brought out more than 270 visitors to the…
Friday, October 7, 2011
Kirkwood Police assisted DEA agents in apprehending three men in the Kirkwood Commons Shopping Center parking lot Thursday.
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