ATLANTA – An Atlanta girl is disappointed following acquiring a gun in her rental automobile. She claimed the two the firm and law enforcement were being slow to offer with it.
“I was usually instructed as a kid, if you see a gun that is not yours, report it,” Marianna Macleod reported emphatically.
She stated she was surprised when she uncovered a gun in the glove compartment of her Avis rental motor vehicle on Sunday.
She required to get the firearm out of her possession, so she immediately termed Avis.
“I opened my glove compartment to glimpse for anything and learned a gun in my car or truck. I wasn’t expecting that at all, so I freaked out and called Avis,” she said.
Macleod said immediately after a a few-hour keep, Avis gave her the runaround.
“Avis has a law enforcement office and they transferred me there, then they transferred me to the roadside help office. But the mentioned hey we are not able to do everything because we are just a towing corporation,” the Kirkwood resident said.
Macleod stated Avis advised her to call the Atlanta Police Division and she was surprised at what an officer stated.
“’You are authorized to have a gun in Ga, so it is Okay to have it in the glove compartment.’ I reported, ‘But it’s not my gun.’ He mentioned, ‘Did you contact Avis?’ I stated, ‘Yes, they informed me to contact you guys.’ Whose responsibility is it? It can be not my gun and it really is been above 24 hours now,” she reported.
Macleod reported she was determined to return the gun and the vehicle even with all the roadblocks.
“I want gun protection. This is a gun that is not mine. In a auto which is not mine. I really don’t want it to get in the improper fingers,” Macleod said.
The Kirkwood resident claimed an Avis manager finally referred to as her again on Tuesday afternoon.
“He is gonna refund me. But I am not completely guaranteed that that is heading to come about. I just don’t assume they dealt with it extremely responsibly,” the youthful spouse explained.
FOX 5 attained to Avis and the Atlanta Police Department. Avis has but to comment. Atlanta law enforcement reported people ought to get in touch with 911 if they locate a weapon. That is accurately what Ms. Macleod did.