Guns for Gift Cards Exchange Set for Adelphi
Weapons can be exchanged for gift cards worth up to $125.
Have a gun lying around the house gathering dust and a need for some spending money? This article's for you.
Prince George's County Council Member Mary Lehman, the Prince George's County Branch of the NAACP and the Prince George's County Police Department will be hosting a gift cards for guns exchange this weekend at the Eglise Baptiste du Calvaire, a Baptist church which ministers to a mostly Hatian Creole immigrant congregation at 10002 Riggs Road in Adelphi.
The gun for gift card exchange will be held at the church on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
According to the Prince George's County Police Department, similar events in 2012 saw area residents surrender approximately 450 weapons. Guns and ammo may be exchanged for gift cards worth up to $125.
The guns need not be functional, and unused ammunition will also be accepted for exchange. Residents who decide to trade in their guns should transport the firearms to the event unloaded and in the trunk of their cars.
Upon arriving at the event, participants will be met at the door by a uniformed police officer who will provide further instructions.