Contact Us

Rocket Launchers Exchanged at Gun Exchange

Flickr: shaun wong

Over the weekend in Tampa Bay, FL a Gun Exchange was held and for whatever the reason, 2 separate rocket launchers were exchanged at 2 separate locations. Even worse? No question was asked.

Roughly 2,500 weapons were turned in during the exchange which saw the exchanger receive $75 cash and tickets to either the Tampa Bay Rays baseball or Tampa Bay Lightning hockey teams.

“Operation Gun Swap” had an overwhelming turn out that in fact the deputies at each of the locations ran out of money and tickets. Police handed out vouchers that were good for both cash and tickets to those still waiting to turn theirs in.

The rocket launchers though? Bomb Squads were called in to each of the locations where the 2 were turned in out to ensure they weren’t loaded.

I want to know what the police said to the people swamping the launchers. How do you go “OH, here put your rocket launcher over there and here is your cash” while not asking a single question as to where, why, or how.

Scary to think people might have hiding in their house ain’t it?

(Local 10)

More from Q103

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!