District Attorney Redeems Gun Buy Back Vouchers

The Marin County District Attorney’s office announced that vouchers will be redeemed in full to all individuals who surrendered firearms Jan. 15 at the Marin County D.A.’s Gun Buy Back Program. The final tally of surrendered weapons from the Gun Buy Back was 857. The plan is to destroy the firearms within the next couple of weeks. Types of weapons surrendered included long rifles, bolt action and semi-automatic; shotguns; sawed-off shotguns; pistolsand semi-automatic handguns, several of which were assault-style weapons. About two-thirds of the money needed to redeem the vouchers was obtained from contributions by private individuals and trusts. Other funds are coming from the Marin County Board of Supervisors and City Councils. The voucher redemption will occur on Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Showcase Theater complex, 10 Avenue of the Flags (Marin County Civic Center) in San Rafael. For more information, call (415) 473-2727 or visit www. marincounty.org/depts/da.  
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