Scheduled for Dec. 19 in Newburgh
Jonathan Jacobson, whose state Assembly district includes Beacon, will host a gun buyback event on Sunday (Dec. 19) in Newburgh.
It will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at 104 S. Lander St. under the supervision of the Newburgh Police Department. No questions will be asked and no ID is required. Those bringing handguns will receive $500 in BJ’s and Walmart gift cards; assault weapons are worth $300; modified rifles or shotguns, $150; rifles, $100; and antique or nonfunctional guns, $50.
Guns must be unloaded. Active or retired law enforcement officers or licensed gun dealers are not eligible.