Firearms

MPD Collects 100 Firearms at Buyback Event

A gun buyback event ended Saturday with the Montgomery Police Department receiving the max amount of 100 guns. MPD made the announcement via Facebook around 1 pm. CrimeStoppers Executive Director Tony Garrett advised that the third Gun Buyback event was deemed a success.  According to Garrett, the majority of guns collected were from residents who were not gun users and…

Butler County Couple Indicted on Federal Charges

The Butler County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Sandra Taylor and William Robinson in February of 2016. Because their crimes allegedly involved the use of the United States Postal Service, the two were also indicted on federal charges. U.S. Attorney George Beck’s announcement of the federal indictments against Robinson and Taylor come a little more than a year after their initial arrest in…

Facebook Announces Stricter Policy on Firearms Sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Facebook says it’s cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world’s largest social network. Licensed gun retailers can still advertise their businesses on Facebook, but they aren’t allowed to accept orders or transact sales on the site. The new policy announced Friday…