STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford Police collected 13 firearms during the department's first gun buyback program in 11 years, Capt. Tom Wuenneman said.
Saturday’s event brought in 11 handguns and two shotguns, he said.
There will be another event on Dec. 15 at the First Congregational Church, 1 Walton Place, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In exchange for working firearms people will receive gift cards.
Here are the rules for the buyback:
▪ All firearms must be unloaded.
▪ Weapons should be transported in a vehicle’s trunk.
▪ If carrying by hand, the firearm needs to be in a bag or box.
▪ Ammunition should be transported separately from the gun.
▪ Stamford residents and non-residents can participate, but businesses don’t qualify.
▪ Firearms considered junk will not be accepted.
If you have questions about the program, call Steyer at 203-977-4916, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 1 New Scam Showing Up On Facebook Could Cost You Lots Of Money
- 2 Stamford EMTs Use Narcan For First Time To Save Man From Overdose
- 3 Teen Killed After Being Hit By Car Crossing Road To Danbury Pizza Place
- 4 Rain Could Spoil July 4 Events, Celebrations In Stamford
- 5 Future 5 Hires First Development Director In Stamford