Sun-Times: Melrose Park Police Raffled Off Assault Rifle During Taste

Monday, September 18, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Melrose Park mayor Ronald Serpico at the 2017 Taste of Melrose Park. | File 

Apparently, there was more than $3 dishes, music and dancing at the 37th Annual Taste of Melrose Park, which was held Sept. 1 through Sept. 3.

According to a Sept. 16 Chicago Sun-Times report, Melrose Park police “were allowed to hawk $10 raffle tickets for a chance to win an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle as a fund-raiser for their union. They also raffled off a Ruger 9mm handgun.”

According to a flyer, winners were required “to have a valid Foid card” and were directed to fill out paperwork and pickup the weapon at Suburban Sporting Goods, 2306 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park.

Click here to read the full Sun-Times article. VFP

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One thought on “Sun-Times: Melrose Park Police Raffled Off Assault Rifle During Taste”

  1. All I can say is “WOW!” I always knew that Melrose Park was a village that dealt with lots of shadiness. I didn’t know it was this bad!

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