- Associated Press - Saturday, May 10, 2014

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Broward Sheriff’s Office is holding a shred-a-thon and prescription drug take back event.

The free event will take place Saturday at its Deerfield Beach substation.

A sheriff’s office press release says Operation Medicine Cabinet allows for residents to turn in unused or expired prescription medication.

The shred-a-thon where residents can safely dispose of their personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts and any other paperwork that has sensitive information. The service is free of charge and there’s a limit of five boxes per person.

These shredding events started in the county in May 2008.

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