DEWEY, Okla. - Three area law enforcement agencies will be offering up guns, vehicles, equipment and other items for auction Saturday in Dewey. Hosting the auction will be 11th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Nowata County Sheriff's Office and the Bartlesville Police Department.
The auction — to be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds building — will begin at 10 a.m. with the selling of the vehicles and other miscellaneous equipment followed by the gun sale at around 1 p.m.
Nearly three dozen vehicles will be featured for sale at the auction, among them being a 1965 black Ford pick-up truck, a 2007 4-door Chevy Colorado LT with 34,000 miles and a selection of nine motorcycles. The gun sale will feature a 35 weapons — a variety of shotguns, rifles and pistols.
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Those purchasing firearms at the auction will be required to fill out a form stating they meet the legal requirements to purchase firearms, according to Washington County Sheriff Rick Silver.
He said bidders will be required to present photo identification and sign a form stating they are not convicted felons. A federal firearms dealer will be present.
Funds generated from the sale will go toward a fund from which the district attorney's office will decide to which agencies the proceeds are distributed.
In any case, the funds will be used for expenses relating to drug enforcement, said Silver.
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