Published: Feb 03, 2011 10:20 PM EST
Updated: Feb 03, 2011 7:21 PM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking you to take a second look at your medicine cabinet.

The agency is gearing up for it's fourth installment of Operation Medicine Cabinet, a project aimed at getting unused or unwanted prescription pills out of the house and off of the streets.

"Florida is a leader in pill mills and that type of problem. So we should also be a leader in people turning in these drugs," Stacey Payne of Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

Over the past three collection periods, the program has safely disposed of about 229,000 prescription pills. Their first campaign of the year starts on Monday. This time around, they're broadening the project to have collection areas at each of Lee County's five districts. The campaign will run through next week.

Drop off locations and dates are as follows:

Monday, February 7th 10-2pm

North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce/Shell Factory

2787 N. Tamiami Trail #10

North Fort Myers

Tuesday, February 8th 10-2pm

Winn Dixie

1145 Homestead Road North

Lehigh Acres

Wednesday, February 9th 10-2pm

Lee County Sheriff's Office- West District Substation

15650 Pine Ridge Road

Fort Myers

Thursday, February 10th 10-2pm

Regal Cinemas Gulf Coast Town Center

10028 Gulf Center Drive

Fort Myers

Saturday, February 12th 10-2pm

Page Field Commons Old Navy

4995 South Cleveland Avenue

Fort Myers