Miami Twp drug drop-off kicks off Friday

Miami Twp drug drop-off kicks off Friday

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - The whole goal is to save lives.

Miami Township police are hosting their free drug d rop-off program 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday right at the Miami Township Civic Center, 6101 Meijer Dr.

Here's how it works: the police department wants you to dispose of pills, inhalers, patches and syringes at this site.

It's free and anonymous.

Their goal is to prevent accidental overdoses, prevent theft involving narcotics, and to reduce contamination of water sources.

The drop-off program also will run 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights reserved.