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Wayland Police collecting unwanted guns from residents

The Wayland Police posted the following on their Facebook Page:

The Wayland Police Will Collect Unwanted Guns from Residents.

The Wayland Police Department would like to help Wayland residents remove unwanted guns from their homes.
If you contact the Wayland Police we will advise you on how you can legally transfer your unwanted firearms to a firearms dealer, or we will come to your home and safely remove all unwanted firearms from your home.

Many people have guns in their homes that they simply don’t want anymore. We would like to help residents remove all unwanted guns from homes so that they don’t end up in the wrong hands.

Suicide is a growing public health concern. Approximately 60 percent of gun deaths in this country are suicides. Our goal is to save lives and increase public safety.

Several years ago the Wayland Police started collecting unwanted and expired prescription drugs. This program has been a great success. We believe that removing unwanted guns from homes will make Wayland safer.

Wayland Police 508-358-4721

If a resident would like to sell a gun for cash, they can find these services on the internet, some companies that offer cash for guns are:

  • The Gun Parlor – Worcester, MA, 508-982-0722
  • Bay State Gun Buyers W.Boylston,MA,  508-835-5400
  • New England Ballistic Services Hopedale, MA.  508-381-0230
  • gfaArmsTec.com – 47 Summer Street Natick, MA,  508-314-3094
  • The Wayland Police is also willing to remove any gun from any home. (Including BB guns and other unwanted weapons).

M.G.L. Section 129C: Application of Sec. 129B; ownership or possession of firearms or ammunition; transfers; report to commissioner; exemptions; exhibiting license to carry, etc. on demand

Section 129C. No person, other than a licensed dealer or one who has been issued a license to carry a pistol or revolver or an exempt person as hereinafter described, shall own or possess any firearm, rifle, shotgun or ammunition unless he has been issued a firearm identification card by the licensing authority pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred and twenty-nine B.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to the following exempted persons and uses:
(c) To a person voluntarily surrendering a firearm, rifle or shotgun and ammunition therefor to a licensing authority, the colonel of the state police or his designee if prior written notice has been given by said person to the licensing authority or the colonel of the state police, stating the place and approximate time of said surrender;

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