Atlantic County residents looking to get rid of their guns — no questions asked — will be able to do so during a two-day buyback beginning Friday.
The Guns for Cash event allows residents to turn in as many as three guns between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Officials will be at the Second Baptist Church in Atlantic city and the Faith Baptist Church in Pleasantville to collect the weapons in exchange for money.
The Attorney General’s Office is sponsoring the event — the fifth in the state — with $100,000 of seized funds. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is also adding forfeited money.
This is the first such buyback in the county since November 2010, when the office announced it had about $1,800 remaining of those funds.
Guns will be purchased based on type, with $50 for imitation guns to $250 for assault or illegal weapons.
For more information, call the Attorney General's Citizen Services unit at 609-984-5828 or see www.nj.gov/guns