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7:55 am
Tue September 27, 2011

White Sands Missile Range To Offer 'Amnesty'

White Sands Missle Range – WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (KRWG) White Sands Missile Range is offering "amnesty" for people to turn in stolen or misplaced ammunition and explosive items.

The "Ammunition and Explosive Amnesty Day" is schedule for Tuesday with collection points on War Highway, at the El Paso gate entrance, and Owen Road, at the Las Cruces gate entrance.

Officials at White Sands Missile Range say goal of the event is to get the material back into the system for disposition.

Individuals can contact law enforcement officials to handle hazardous material if the ammunition or explosive item is showing propellant or filler.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. KRWG