On Saturday April 27, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Lake Charles Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent drug abuse in the form of unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your pills for disposal to the Lake Charles Civic Center at 900 North Lakeshore Drive. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.

The DEA can't accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills and patches.

For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 27, Take Back Day event go to wwwdeatakeback.com or call the Lake Charles Police Department at 491.1456, ext. 5250