Jacobson to Host Gun Buyback

Guns collected

Guns collected during a recent gun buyback event in Rochester.

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.

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