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These pills are a sample of what the Callaway County Sheriff's Office has recovered so they can be disposed of in the correct manner. Officials ask that prescription medications no longer be flushed down the toilet or put down a drain but brought to the proper authorities.

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Experts: Dispose of pills at take-back sites to keep water clean

Don’t flush, pour down the drain or throw away unwanted pills — that’s the message officials are trying to get out about prescription medications.


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