Victor Rivera, who had been arrested for murder in 1982, is facing numerous weapons charges.
Operable handguns and assault rifles will net $200 and rifles and shotguns will earn $20 each. The event was scheduled to run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
One of the largest gun buybacks in Nassau County history was held Saturday morning, and police believe the large turnout had to do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Police discovered guns, drugs and explosives at a home in Franklin Square after officers arrested two men in connection with an apparent drug deal Tuesday, Nassau County police said.
Gun enthusiasts have been stocking up in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre – flocking to gun shows to get their hands on parts and weapons out of fear that lawmakers will take a harder stance on gun control in the coming year.
New Jersey State Police have arrested a Middletown Township couple for drug distribution and possession of a massive cache of weapons.