Gun buyback program to be held in Newark Saturday

A northern New Jersey legal group is partnering with the Essex County prosecutor's office to hold a gun buyback event this weekend.

News 12 Staff

Mar 29, 2019, 11:48 PM

Updated 1,879 days ago

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Gun buyback program to be held in Newark Saturday
(AP) - A northern New Jersey legal group is partnering with the Essex County prosecutor's office to hold a gun buyback event this weekend.
The Essex County Bar Association is providing funding for the event Saturday at Newark's Bethany Baptist Church from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Anyone can turn in up to three guns anonymously and receive up to $250 per weapon.
The last large-scale gun buyback occurred two years ago in Newark, Trenton and Camden. The state attorney general's office said nearly 5,000 weapons were received over a two-day period, including more than 100 assault rifles.
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