Drug Enforcement Administration


Jonathan A. Wilson, Special Agent in Charge

May 07, 2018

Contact: SSA Patrick Trainor

Phone Number: (571) 362-5391

DEA Announces 42,676 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Collected During Take-back Event

PHILADELPHIA - Special Agent in (SAC) Jon Wilson of the Drug Enforcement Administration’(DEA) Philadelphia Field Division announced today that 42,676 pounds of prescription drugs were collected across Pennsylvania and Delaware by the DEA and its partners during the Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

A specific breakdown of amounts collected by regions across Pennsylvania, where a total of 37,202 pounds was collected, and Delaware, where a total of 5,385 pounds was collected, is listed below:

Amounts collected by the counties across the Philadelphia region, which are totaled above, are listed as follows:

For more information about the DEA’s Take-Back program, please contact DEA Public Information Officer/Supervisory Special Agent Patrick J. Trainor at (215) 852-8740 or patrick.j.trainor@usdoj.gov.
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