Bernalillo County gun buyback Saturday

February 22nd, 2013 at 12:28 pm by under Latest Posts

Bernalillo County has scheduled another gun buyback for Saturday this time in the South Valley.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Area Command Center on Isleta Boulevard SW south of Arenal.

Visa gift cards will be exchanged for the weapons based on this scale released by the county:

$150 for any working handgun
$100 for any working long gun (rifle or shotgun)
$200 for any working high-capacity or assault weapon system (semi-automatic, magazine fed, military style rifle or carbine)

The county’s first buyback event two weeks ago netted more than 300 weapons.


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