Published December 29, 2012
Sheriff's Office hosting ammunition, firearms disposal event in January
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is hosting an event for the public to bring any unwanted firearms, ammunition or expired prescription drugs for disposal next month. The department's first firearms and ammunition disposal event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at the McLane Black Lake Fire Department, 125 Delphi Road N.W. Unwanted or expired prescription drugs can also be brought for disposal that day. The Olympia/Thurston County CrimeStoppers will be at the fire station for those interested in the child identification program. The Sheriff's Office will have free gun locks on hand for those who need to secure their firearms at home. The county's dive rescue and SWAT team will have equipment on display.