Goodwill stores donating ammunition to Ga. police – First Coast News

Share This Story!

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about

Goodwill stores donating ammunition to Ga. police

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Goodwill stores near Augusta are donating unwanted ammunition to the Richmond County Sheriff’s office.

Loading…Post to Facebook

Posted!

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.”

Sent!

A link has been sent to your friend’s email address.

Associated Press, news source 9:12 a.m. EDT March 22, 2014

SHARECONNECTTWEETEMAILMORE

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Goodwill stores near Augusta are donating unwanted ammunition to the Richmond County Sheriff’s office.

Store employees tell The Augusta Chronicle that that they have found an increasing amount of firearms ammunition mixed in with the clothes, toys and kitchen equipment that people donate. On Friday, one store donated more than 1,100 rounds to police.

The ammunition will be used in officer training or properly disposed.

Goodwill spokesman Barry Paschal said the store is happy to have the ammunition off its hands.

Sheriff’s office Lt. Lewis Blanchard said the boxes of shotgun shells donated Friday will be useful during training and help the department save money.

More Stories:

This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service — if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content-only/faq.php#publishers.

Powered by WPeMatico

This entry was posted in Guns & Ammunition Stocks News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Post a comment or leave a trackback.