"Hopefully" a law abiding citizen will buy the weapon? Holy crap.Assistant Columbus Police Chief Lem Miller said:â€œHopefully, if that gun has been turned in by someone with evil intentions, if we sell it back later on, itâ€™s a law-abiding citizen that will buy the weapon,â€ he added.
Long article.â€œThe guns are advertised that theyâ€™re for sale, and we sell them in batches,â€ he said, explaining the process. â€œSomeone with a federal firearms license would come in, usually gun dealers, and they would bid on this batch or lot of guns. So, if in fact some guns are turned in, weâ€™re going to turn right around and sell them out back on the street."