YAKIMA, WA-- Saturday
is National Prescription Drug Take Back day, but in Yakima you could do more
than just get rid of old medicine.
you were also able to get rid of old documents with personal and financial
is the third year the Yakima Crime Stoppers planned it to fall on the same day
as the medicine take back that is also happening around the country.
said it's important to get rid of these documents properly.
rid of it if you're not using it because that's how people find it. They find
it in your garbage, they find it in different places and then they use that
information to obviously to pretend they're you and steal from you," said Dave
Purcell, president of the Yakima Crime Stoppers.
year they collected more than one and a half truckloads of shredded paper
people brought in.
People could also donate money to the crime stoppers reward fund.
For a full list of Medicine drop off sites, click here.