Area Churches Unite With Police To Host A Saturday Gun Buy Back Event

Two churches in Prince George’s County are teaming up with law enforcement to host a county-wide gun buyback event. This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Baptist Church of Glenarden and Zion Church will host a gun exchange program. The location is at First Baptist Church of Glenarden Worship Center at 600 Watkins Park Drive in Upper Marlboro.

Gun owners can turn in weapons, no questions asked and receive a gift card for up to $175. Officials say all weapons should be placed in the truck of your vehicle. A uniform officer will be on-site to inform you what to do next once you pull up in parking lot B.

The amount of the gift cards vary based on the type of gun. Gift cards in the amount of $75 will be given for shotguns and rifles. $125 for handguns and $175 for automatic or semi-automatic guns.

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