Bernalillo County gun buyback SaturdayFebruary 22nd, 2013 at 12:28 pm by Bill Diven under Community Affairs
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.