Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-048

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 29, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    "Operation Gun Swap"

    Exchange a firearm for cash and a Tampa Bay "Fan Pack".
    • Saturday
    • February 2, 2013
    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    "Operation Gun Swap":

    Remain Anonymous!  No Questions Asked!
    Saturday, February 2, 2013    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Exchange a firearm for cash and a Tampa Bay "Fan Pack"

    Five Locations:

    • Sheriff's Operations Center - 2008 E 8th Avenue
    • 13501 N. Nebraska Avenue - (Site of closed Sunoco gas station)
    • IGA Grocery Store - 14720 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    • Sheriff's Town 'N Country Substation - 7519 W. Waters Avenue
    • Sheriff's Progress Village Substation - 7935 Flower Avenue

    Gun Swap Rules:

    • Any firearm will be accepted.
    • Each Firearm will earn you $75 and a Tampa Bay "Fan Pack" with ticket vouchers for a Lightning and Rays game.
    • Firearms must arrive unloaded.
    • Transport in your vehicle's trunk, or place securely in a box or bag.
    • Do not remove firearms from your vehicle.  A deputy will take possession of the firearm upon your arrival at the collection locations.
    • Unwanted ammunition will be accepted but cannot be exchanged for cash.
    • No BB guns, pellet guns or paint ball guns (but will be accepted for destruction).
    • All firearms and ammunition collected will be destroyed.
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