53 Weapons Turned Into Chatham-Kent Police

The results are in for Chatham-Kent's participation in the Gun Amnesty Program.

In total, 53 weapons were turned in as well as 20kg (44lbs) of ammunition during the month of April.

Police collected 40 non restricted long guns (rifles/shotguns/pellet rifles), five restricted handguns, two pellet pistols, four prohibited handguns and two knives

The Gun Amnesty was designed for anyone in Ontario who wanted to voluntarily surrender unwanted or illegally-owned firearms, weapons, accessories or ammunition.

No weapon-related Criminal Code charges were laid in connection with the weapons turned in, in Chatham-Kent.

In comparison, 38 weapons were turned into Windsor police during the same period.