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Bergen County gun buyback nets 1,300 weapons
HACKENSACK, N.J. (WABC) -- The Bergen County sheriff's office says a two-day gun buyback program netted more than 1,300 firearms and 55,000 rounds of ammunition over the weekened.
Officials say the last time his office did such a program, in 2010, they collected 703 guns.
Gun owners could turn in weapons for cash, no questions asked. They received $300 for assault weapons, $100 for handguns and $80 for shotguns and rifles.
Organizers budgeted about $110,000 for the buyback.
Dropoff locations included churches and community centers in eight cities, including four in Hackensack.
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