ATLANTA – An Atlanta lady is discouraged just after getting a gun in her rental car or truck. She said both equally the company and police were being sluggish to offer with it.
“I was always told as a child, if you see a gun which is not yours, report it,” Marianna Macleod explained emphatically.
She claimed she was surprised when she found a gun in the glove compartment of her Avis rental automobile on Sunday.
She preferred to get the firearm out of her possession, so she straight away termed Avis.
“I opened my glove compartment to search for anything and discovered a gun in my auto. I wasn’t expecting that at all, so I freaked out and called Avis,” she claimed.
Macleod reported right after a a few-hour maintain, Avis gave her the runaround.
“Avis has a legislation enforcement division and they transferred me there, then they transferred me to the roadside assistance section. But the said hey we cannot do something due to the fact we are just a towing enterprise,” the Kirkwood resident explained.
Macleod claimed Avis informed her to simply call the Atlanta Law enforcement Department and she was stunned at what an officer said.
“’You are permitted to have a gun in Ga, so it truly is Alright to have it in the glove compartment.’ I explained, ‘But it really is not my gun.’ He mentioned, ‘Did you get in touch with Avis?’ I reported, ‘Yes, they advised me to simply call you guys.’ Whose accountability is it? It truly is not my gun and it can be been above 24 hours now,” she stated.
Macleod reported she was determined to return the gun and the car irrespective of all the roadblocks.
“I want gun safety. This is a gun that is not mine. In a car which is not mine. I you should not want it to get in the erroneous arms,” Macleod reported.
The Kirkwood resident mentioned an Avis manager lastly referred to as her again on Tuesday afternoon.
“He is gonna refund me. But I am not completely absolutely sure that that is heading to come about. I just will not believe they managed it very responsibly,” the young spouse stated.
FOX 5 achieved to Avis and the Atlanta Law enforcement Office. Avis has still to remark. Atlanta law enforcement reported citizens should contact 911 if they find a weapon. That is accurately what Ms. Macleod did.